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Geschichten vom Herrn Keuner

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Bertolt Brecht's Stories of Mr. Keuner is a collection of fables, aphorisms, and comments on politics, everyday life, and exile. From 1930 til his death in 1956, Brecht penned these ironic portraits of his times as he was "changing countries more often than shoes." An ardent antifascist, Brecht roamed across Europe just ahead of Hitler's armies-only to wind up poolside in

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Hardcover, Bibliothek Suhrkamp, #1366, 157 pages
Published 2003 by Suhrkamp (first published 1956)
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Amir ali

كتاب فيل مجموعه‌ي كاملي است از حكايت‌هاي آقاي كوينر كه در سال 2006 در آلمان منتشر شده است. اين داستانك‌ها به‌تدريج در دوران حيات برشت منتشر مي‌شده و برشت در چاپ بعدي‌ آن‌ها را تغيير مي‌داده است.

مي‌توان برشتِ اين كتاب را بسيار وسيع‌تر، هوشمندتر و تيزبين‌تر از برشتِ شعرها و نمايش‌نامه‌ها دانست. براي شناخت برشتِ فيلسوف و آشنايي با انديشه‌هاي وي، اين حكايت‌ها بي‌ترديد مناسب‌ترين آثاري هستند كه مي‌توان در آثار او پيدا كرد.

برشت در اين‌ حكايت‌ها، ماركس است وقتي از مسايل اجتماعي سخن مي‌گويد، نيچه است وق
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Kebrit !!!
یکی از آقای کوینر پرسید، خدایی وجود دارد یا نه؟
آقای کوینر گفت: به تو توصیه می‌کنم در این باب تامل کن که آیا رفتارت با دانستن جواب این سوال تغییر خواهد کرد یا نه. اگر تغییر نکرد این پرسش خودبه‌خود منتفی است. اگر تغییر کرد دستِ‌ کم می‌توانم کمک‌ات کنم و به تو بگویم: تو دیگر تصمیم خود را گرفته‌ای، تو به یک خدا احتیاج داری
Shahr Baran
این کتاب مجموعه ای از داستانک های فلسفی است که از نمایشنامه نویس مشهور برتولت برشت که شخص فاضل وهمه چیز دانی در همه داستانک ها مشترک است ..ااقای کوینر شخصیت مشترک همه داستانک هاست وتقربا همه داستانک ها جنبه اموزندگی دارند.گاهی هم چاشنی طنز وتلخی هم به برخی داستانک ها اضافه میشود..این کتاب نمونه ای از ادبیات مینی مال هم به حساب می اید
Christina
Ein Mann, der Herrn K. lange nicht gesehen hatte, begrüßte ihn mit den Worten: "Sie haben sich gar nicht verändert." "Oh!" sagte Herr K. und erbleichte.
Eine meiner liebsten Geschichten aus dem Leben vom Herrn Keuner. (Nach "Wenn die Menschen wie Haifische wären", aber die wäre zu lang gewesen :D)
Ich müsste lügen, würde ich behaupten, dass ich alle Gedankengänge Herr Keuners nachvollziehen konnte, jede Geschichte verstanden habe - nicht zuletzt wohl auch mangels ausreichend geschichtlichen Hinter
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علی
اغلب اثار "برتولد برشت" به فارسی برگردانده شده است؛ "سقراط مجروح" / کیکاووس جهانداری، "در انبوه شهرها"/ عبدالرحمن صدریه، "استثناء و قاعده"/ محمود اعتماد زاده(م. به آذین)، "ان که گفت آری و آن که گفت نه"/ مصطفی رحیمی، زندگانی گالیله(گالیله ئو گالیله ئی)/ عبدالرحیم احمدی، "ترس و نکبت رایش سوم"/ شریف لنکرانی، "ننه دلاور و فرزندان او"/ مصطفی رحیمی، "آدم، آدم است"/ دو ترجمه از شریف لنکرانی و امین موید، "بچه فیل" و استنطاق لوکولوس"/ شریف لنکرانی، "زن نیک سچوان"/ دو ترجمه از فریده ی لاشایی و مهدی زمانیا ...more
Goksel Bacak
Ilk okudugum Bertoldt Brecht kitabiydi. Brecht`in dünya görüsünü ve felsefesini yansitan kücük ve kisa oykulerden olusan ve bir cirpida rahatlikla okunabilecek bir kitap.Öyküler genelde toplumdaki bireylerin zayif yonlerini ve davranislarini gösteren nitelikte.
Dimitris Xanthis
More like 2,5/5
The stories were a bit uneven..The mediocre were more than the good but some of the good were really good.Anyaway,it was an enjoyable and quick read so I would still recommend it.
Christopherseelie
This was a cool little oddity. Apparently, German audiences are a lot more casual with categorizing prose. These stories would confound American readers bent on reading them as short stories. They are more like parables, riddles, and aphorisms.
The tone is didactic yet sly. Brecht's Mr. Keuner is an Everyman for the modern era. In fact, a lot of the folk-inspired wisdom he espouses is about the prospect of growing urbanization and the compartmental nature of modern life. Obviously, Brecht is up t
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Mar Eh
ازون کتاباس که همیشه باید تو کتابخونت نگهش داری که هرچند وقت یه بار بهش سر بزنی دوباره مرورش کنی...
Alex Csicsek
Brecht's book of wisdom through aphorism. Mr. K is talking to him, or Mr. K is walking over there, or Mr. K thinks this and that and the other. And at the end of the paragraph, each unrelated to the next, I think the idea is for the reader is nod his head up and down, and maybe even emit an "ah ha" at some of the really witty ones. For the most part I wasn't nodding, but being that it is Brecht, some of his points ring true.

This is a book for your coffeetable to give guests something to do while
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Jovana

"Šta radite", pitali su gospodina K., "kad volite neku osobu?" "Stvaram predstavu o njoj", reče gospodin K. "i trudim se da joj bude slična." "Ko? Predstava?" "Ne", reče gospodin K., "osoba".
Kim Winiski
I remember reading 'If sharks were men' was part of a German grammar lesson. This was among my first exposures to Brecht and got me hooked. The rest of the volume contains other witty insight one would expect from Brecht.
Leniw
This book had some really good parts here and there and quotes that make you think for a while. Unfortunately the good parts were few compared to the indifferent parts. Still it was a worth-reading book.
Phil
it is so great!!! love it or leave it! If you want to understand read it perfekt for learning german because of the small chapters and even usefull in everyday life !

Hortense
these little "stories" multiply in your brain. a form in themselves, some new type of cancer on the everyday. something of the unexpected, the banal, the piercing in the form of near parables.
Dennis
In dieser Comic-Adaption von Brechts Parabelsammlung werden die Geschichten lebhaft visualisiert - leider ist aber nur knapp die Hälfte aller Geschichten vertreten.
Maya
A worthwhile meditation on the human condition concerning matters of reasoning, society, and the individual. Devoid of the topics I find most important- faith and love.
Dennis
"A man who had not seen Mr. K. for a long time greeted him with the words: 'You haven't changed a bit.' 'Oh!' said Mr. K. and turned pale."
Hamid
نشر مشکی از اون انتشارات‌هاست که بیشتر کتاب خوشگل چاپ می‌کنن تا کتاب خوب. این کتاب هم ترجمه جالبی نداشت به نظرم.
Golnoosh
همه ی کتاب یه طرف این یه جمله هم یه طرف
"متفکر خیانت می ورزد. متفکر هیچ قولی جز این نمی دهد که متفکر بماند"
Pooriya
ترجمه رو اصلا خوشم نیومد... شاید اگه ترجمه خوبی داشت 5امتیاز هم بهش میدادم... الان 2.5 از 5
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Bertolt Brecht (born Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht) was a German poet, playwright, and theatre director. A seminal theatre practitioner of the twentieth century, Brecht made equally significant contributions to dramaturgy and theatrical production, the latter particularly through the seismic impact of the tours undertaken by the Berliner Ensemble—the post-war theatre company operated by Brecht a ...more
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“The thinking man often rebuked his girlfriend because of her extravagance. Once he discovered four pairs of shoes in her room. “I also have four different kinds of feet,” she excused herself.

The thinking man laughed and asked: “So what do you do, when one pair is worn out?” At that, she realized he was not yet quite in the picture and said, “I made a mistake, I have five different kinds of feet.” With that the thinking man was finally in the picture.”
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