SUMMARY ↠ Огненный Ангел Ognennyĭ angel

Valery Bryusov ´ 1 SUMMARY

Hysteria meet in an apocalyptic vision of the spiritual crisis of modern life The Fiery Angel is one of the great novels of decadent occultism. Not your typical Russian novel A story of a medieval knight alchemy and the Inuisition

CHARACTERS Огненный Ангел Ognennyĭ angel

Огненный Ангел Ognennyĭ angel

In a vividly atmospheric recreation of the occult underworld of sixteenth century Germany during an age of Inuisition three souls meet an innoc. The Fiery Angel is a uniue hybrid of Gothic novel and roman clef in a symbolic and grotesue way it portrays the relationships between Valery Bryusov Nina Petrovskaya and Andrei BelyThe narration has an apparent satirical vein and the depiction of the Witches Sabbath is especially mockingly picturesueI also asked if the snakes and tritons crawling under our feet could do us any harm but Sarraska laughing happily assured me that the creatures are sweet and harmless and dragging a snake from under the table entwined it around her breasts the snake started tenderly licking her neck with its forked tongue and was playfully biting her red nipple And there is a special accolade of becoming a Devil s dis

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Ent young man choosing between Love and Duty a woman prone to visions and a Knight who is either angel or demon Religious experience and sexual. I was interested in reading this novel initially because of the Prokofiev opera by the same name Being the type of person who usually watches operas based on books instead of the other way around I decided to read the source material before listening to the musicSince descriptions of The Fiery Angel drew similarities to The Master and Margarita and other Russian novels of the time period I expected a much different book The setting is in 16th century Germany and as it is set as a historical novel it doesn t read anything like other Russian novels Whether it was the way it was worded in Russian or the translator s decision the language is exceedingly flowery and feels very much like something written in the 1


10 thoughts on “Огненный Ангел Ognennyĭ angel

  1. says:

    The Fiery Angel is a uniue hybrid of Gothic novel and roman à clef – in a symbolic and grotesue way it portrays the relationships between Valery Bryusov Nina Petrovskaya and Andrei BelyThe narration has an appar

  2. says:

    I honestly do not know how I missed this book in the past It is one of the best novels I have read in my entire lifetime It struck a chord that

  3. says:

    This book could be called an example of symbolic novel on the one hand and a thorough stylisation of novels of late Middle Age and

  4. says:

    uite an odd book I'm not sure what to make of it if I didn't know it was published in 1908 I would have taken it for a modern fantasy novel If you enjoy historical fiction you will probably enjoy it just for the setting and all the things the protagonist writes about If you liked The Master and Margarita and Là bas you will probably enjoy it too I'll see if I can watch the Prokofiev opera somewhereFrom the small bag she had brought she to

  5. says:

    I was interested in reading this novel initially because of the Prokofiev opera by the same name Being the type of person who usually watches operas based on books instead of the other way around I decided to read the source material before listening to the musicSince descriptions of The Fiery Angel drew similarities to The Master and Marga

  6. says:

    Besides being an exciting reading this novel has an interesting peculiarity if you check maps of Germany of that period you can see what a thorough work the author has done all the pathes walked by characters really existed He also included historical facts

  7. says:

    This is Bruisov's masterwork but it is not the sort of novel that everyone can enjoy even among the crowd that generally enj

  8. says:

    Not your typical Russian novel A story of a medieval knight alchemy and the Inuisition

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    Our hero stays the night in a boarding house in the middle of a German forest While trying to sleep he is distracted by demonic noises emanating from the chamber next to his He decides to investigateHe finds a woman illuminated by moonlight She is writhing on the ground and at turns laughing and screaming seemingly possessed by a de

  10. says:

    Wow What a great weird wonderful soap opera this book is Name dropping 1600s artists and thinkers and philosophers in the most ridiculous way this book kept me googling frantically Who namedrops weird 1600s painters? This book More than once At least a few times per chapterThe black magic and profound oddity of

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