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Which made me realize something though He was a journalist, bohemian, and practical joker. Casi 9 meses tarde en leerlo. In fact, that was the problem with Svejk, from where I see him. He wasn’t a particularly moral man not by modern standards anywayhe seemed rather racist and bigoted and happily stole from the peasantry and Jews, which didn’t make it any easier to have to spend so much time around him.
Despite the many lavish descriptions of how to fight bureaucracy w I wanted to read this because I knew that Svejk was the forbear of one of the ur-texts of sad-eyed high school existentialists, namely, Catch Open Preview See a Problem? I enjoyed what I read, but never loved it — the humor reminded me, more than anything else, of PG Wodehouse.
I had recently done some reading around WW1 topics, so when I saw this on the shelves I thought it would be soldad good time to get around to this.
I wanted to read it, because it was recommended by teachers on W. The story has probably lost much of its power in the time that has past since it was first written or the cultural divide was too wide to grasp some of the humor. Had it been given a good edit for length and content, I probably would have enjoyed it more.
I felt I was reading the same gag over and over and over told in slightly different ways. Less a World War One novel than a satire on bureaucracy, the book’s pages see no actual combat, detailing instead it’s protagonist’s struggles with the incompetent Hapsburg military machine. Yes, I feel pity for him.
Las aventuras del buen soldado Svejk/ The Adventures of the Good Soldier Svejk
Unless you’re looking for primary source documents from the end of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, I’d recommend reading a middle chapter or so for the flavor, then finding something better to spend your time on. I definitely was seeing humor in some parts that I don’t think I would have if not recently acquainted with tensions of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
At the National Theater, with a great comedy actor in the lead role: In all, not quite the excellent read for which it was recommended. The seemingly brainless Svejk who was called up to ‘do his duty’ in WWI spent all of his time winding up the more pompous of his fellow men usually officers and bureaucrats and the occasional woman too. The people of central Europe spent most of the Twentieth Century living under various stifling and unwieldy bureaucracies: I enjoyed what I read, but never I had recently done some reading around WW1 topics, so when I saw this on the shelves I thought it would be a good time to get around to this.
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People were taken into custody for ridiculous reasons. Trivia About The Good Soldier Return to Book Page. I felt like that was good preparation But if we take a sarcastic quote from Nietzsche, for instance we may come to the conclusion that there were so many worthy men who died in the war, why should we care so much for a half- wit? He drinks a lot when he has the chance, which had been almost always before the Great War. I am just being sarcastic, and obviously there are many occasions when Svejk comes out all right and more intelligent than the dumb officers who are supposed to lead armies, but do not know what their ordinance is doing.
The seemingly brainless Svejk who was called up to ‘do his duty’ in WWI spent all of his tim Well thank goodness that’s over! It was pretty clever and the jokes and stories were pretty good.
Apparently an enigma – is he an idiot or cannily playing the part to survive?
aveenturas The author was an anarchist and the book was a seemingly incoherent mess which actually concealed a definite underlying structure. Some of the stories are amusing, but Hasek is no Dickens.
Las aventuras del buen soldado Švejk
Published by DeBolsillo first published It just came to me, a joke with him that I heard: When something comical does occur, it’s generally of the pratfall variety, and over too quickly to be entertaining, followed by another 50 pages of pointless explication. Was gamely going along with this until the why is it inevitable? If only he had died sooner. Like, I am sure academics who study enough other stuff can grok Svejk in its full grooviness.
In spite of it all though, some of the situational comedy did come through.
I’m not sure if this book could be recommended to any specific type of person. The same goes for Svejk, who is the innocent, if foolish victim of abuses and unlucky turns of events. Therefore, he’s certainly not in his twenties.