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Hyperion. by Friedrich Hölderlin. Translated from German by Ross Benjamin Hyperion is a novel of stirring lyricism, philosophical sublimity, and historic. His novel Hyperion illustrates this struggle and how the integration of these two Johann Christian Friedrich Hölderlin is well known as a key figure of German. This is my review of Friedrich Hölderlin’s only novel, Hyperion or The Hermit in Greece. The review first appeared in the Temenos Academy.

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You may find it hyoerion to search within the site to see how similar or related subjects are covered. What remains to us is an unending quest or process not liable to completion or final stasis.

Thus, after all these tragedies, an overall feeling of unity prevails: Through this experience, Hyperion grasps something of the conflictual nature of human life: Who is not moved by the beauties of the natural world? If you liked Goethe’s Werther, you’ll probably like this.

Ultimately, he will realize that none of these is satisfactory, but that they represented ways of approaching that which is the underlying unity, i. The second provides the self with an ideal of unity characterised by a belonging to Being. This seems to point to new experiences and the possibility of revisiting his interpretation of his life thus far.


Nov 10, Frank rated it it was amazing Shelves: The work is told in the form of letters from the protagonist, Hyperion, to hyperlon German friend Bellarmin, alongside a few letters between Hyperion and his love Diotima in the second volume of the novel, and is noted for its holdeflin classicism and expressive imagery. It is of great importance, however, both for an understanding of the development of German Idealism and in relation to contemporary philosophical issues.

Apr 28, Pages Buy. There is also a real power, and wistful pleasure, in the descriptions of rustic retreat.

Hyperion (Hölderlin novel) – Wikipedia

Hyperion is a Greek, looking back at his attempts to liberate his homeland from the Turkish yoke, and at the course of his love affair with Diotima. In french, It’s Philippe Jacottet a poet who translate Holderlin. Apr 10, Pages Buy. I still find it a little hard to see what Nietszche liked about this book, or anyone. Aesthetically it was written really well but I had trouble following the narrative, lots of Greek references and I think I had sort of an idea of what was going on but not really.

What a marvel, what a work of art! I kept reading here and there that Holderlin influenced many philosophers and poets. Indeed, this prose is music, soft melting sounds interrupted by painful dissonances, finally expiring in dark, uncanny dirges.

Being In and Above: on Friedrich Hölderlin’s ‘Hyperion’

I feel that in the shorter form of poetry, where the undeniable beauty of some of his phrasing could shine without being enmeshed in a long outpouring of sameness that makes your eyes glaze over. Importantly, though no significant external events intervene, we perceive a difference between the Hyperion of letter one and the man writing the final words of the novel. Holdetlin studied theology and was originally destined for a career in the Lutheran church.


I cried, this is joy!

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Germany did not become a modern nation-state untiland the prior history of the various…. Sep 13, Mike rated it it was amazing.

Hyperion oder Der Eremit in Griechenland

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He’s a looney recluse. On the one hand, there has been hyperiion striking growth of scholarship in the philosophy that marks the transition from Kant to Hegel, chiefly through philosophers such as Dieter Henrich and Manfred Frank.