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21 November 2011 @ 04:17 pm
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I've posted this already last year. but today is the bicentenary of poet, dramatist and short story writer Heinrich von Kleist's death, so it's again time to bear his work in remembrance. He was born on October 18th, 1777 and died November 21st, 1811 by commiting suicide - he shot himself together with his friend Henriette Vogel, who was fatally ill. Both where only 34 years old.
 
 
 
electra_azalea on October 18th, 2010 04:20 pm (UTC)
simply incredible. thank you so much for sharing it.
i know i shall be reading it again and again as well.
:)
x
Sofie Yamanekosofieyamaneko on October 21st, 2010 09:51 am (UTC)
That's wonderful to hear! Thanks for reading <3
.: 003corposant on October 19th, 2010 05:13 am (UTC)
Amazing! Thank you for sharing!
Sofie Yamanekosofieyamaneko on October 21st, 2010 09:50 am (UTC)
I am glad you enjoyed it!
Kitty Betadarkgoldenrod on October 19th, 2010 03:45 pm (UTC)
haven''t read it (yet) but would love to show you this:
http://www.avikrispin.net/pages/portfoliopages/sweater.html
Sofie Yamanekosofieyamaneko on October 21st, 2010 10:04 am (UTC)
Thank you for the link. You know I always love to receive suggestions and references. Can't really relate to this work, though. It really took me a while to see the connection (dancers/strings) - actually until I came back today and replied ;) because I think the intention is very different and the metapher of marionettes is used to refer to roles/relationships/society and not to consciousness and self-awareness. You'll know what I mean, when you read the text. But again: thanks for your recommendations. They are always welcome! <3