By Susette Borkenstein Gontard
During this solely special approach to the lifetime of Friedrich Holderlin, The Recalcitrant paintings combines the suggestions of fiction and nonfiction because it examines the affection among the poet and Susette Gontard ( Diotima ).
On the left-hand or verso pages of the ebook look Susette Gontard s letters, awarded the following in English translation for the 1st time, with an creation and afterword by way of Douglas F. Kenney. at the right-hand or recto pages look Sabine Menner-Bettscheid s scholarly responses to Kenney and fictional responses to Susette. Menner-Bettscheid offers existence to a whole sequence of voices: Holderlin s pious mom, Susette s calculating husband, Jacob, the Gontard s oldest baby, Henry, the preferred novelist Sophie LaRoche, and the Greek gardener and rabbit-keeper on the Gontard s summer season domestic in Frankfurt all turn out to be heard. Douglas F. Kenney, against this, sticks to old documentation and literary analysis."
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