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Young Torless

Robert Musil

Young Torless

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Published by Panther in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement(by) Robert Musil ; translated by Eithne Wilkins and Ernst Kaiser.
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Open LibraryOL18996101M


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The Confusions of Young Torless is an incredible book, reminiscent at times of Rilke in its ability to wrestle with complex spiritual and psychological themes. Reading this book was like constantly trying to grasp something slightly abstract, slightly out of reach, though very human and real and rooted in language/5.

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The main characters of this fiction, classics story are,/5. Young Torless by Robert Musil and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   YOUNG TORLESS Within the confines of an Austrian military school, four adolescent boys become enmeshed in a disturbingly brutal rite of passage: Torless - the witness whose philosophical detachment is threatened by a brief yet violent brush with homosexuality; Basini - the victim, effeminate, weak, seductively passive; Beineberg - the sinister mystic /5(5).

The book was written in and is a tedious read, although thankfully a short book. Homosexuality plays a large role in the book but virtually does not exist in the movie. Torless, a horny teenager in an all boys school, eventually has a torrid sexual affair with one of the students.

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At first he is merely homesick, but:4/5. Robert Musil () is principally known in English as the author of The Man Without Qualities, Five Women, The Posthumous Papers of a Living Author and The Confusions of Young Torless.

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At a bleak, isolated military school on the fringes of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, four young cadets - Torless, Beineberg, Reiting and their victim Basini - drift even further away from their school- fellows into a private world of ritual, secrecy and torture.

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At an Austrian boys' boarding school in the early s, shy, intelligent Törless observes the sadistic behavior of his fellow students, doing nothing to help a victimized classmate—until the torture goes too far. Adapted from Robert Musil's acclaimed novel, Young Törless launched the New German Cinema movement and garnered the Cannes Film /5().

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Rate it * You Rated it *Brand: OUP Oxford. About The Confusions of Young Torless. At a bleak, isolated military school on the fringes of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, four young cadets —Torless, Beineberg, Reiting and their victim Basini—rift even further away from their school- fellows.

Like his contemporary and rival Sigmund Freud, Robert Musil boldly explored the dark, irrational undercurrents beneath the calm surface of bourgeois life. The Confusions of Young Torless, published while he was a student, uncovers the bullying, snobbery, and vicious homoerotic violence at an elite boys' academy.

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Törless is a student (adolescent age I guess) at a. The Confusions of Young Törless by Robert Musil 'between the life we live and the life we feel there is the invisible border, like a narrow gate' Set in a boarding school in a remote area of the Habsburg Empire at the turn of the last century, The Confusions of Young Törless is an intense study of an adolescent's psychological development.

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Set at an all boys boarding school in Austria before the start of the first world war, the film follows a trio of students who begin to sadistically torture a classmate named Basini (Marian Seidowsky from.

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Pryce-Jones identifies two main themes in the book: one, a painful process of self-discovery, the other a brutal narration of bullying. Does the electronic version of the book completely replace the paper version.

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Coetzee was born in 3/5(9). Robert Musil's novel Die Verwirrungen des Zoglings Torless was the source for this allegorical German film. Mathieu Carriere plays Torless, a student in a costly boarding school during the glory days of the Hapsburg empire.

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Torless, as is his temperament, gets into the role of the scientific observer trying to understand and analyse what is really happening inside him as he watches Basini's degradation and thinks about what it all means. Most readings of the book actually only focus on this section, even though it doesn't really cover all the book.The Confusions of Young Törless (in the original German, Die Verwirrungen des Zöglings Törleß) is a novel published inby Robert Musil.

It begins as ostensibly a Coming-of-Age Story set in a military academy for young Austrian aristocrats, but blossoms into a dark and at the time quite shocking exploration of morality. Törless is a homesick, intellectual young student attending.

It’s hard to find fault with “Young Torless”. It’s a scrupulous examination (in handsome black and white) of the flawed German character from a classic book that pre-dates WW2, which reverberates ironically post WW2. Not quite as haunting as Haneke’s superb “The White Ribbon”, but executed far earlier.