Review. a Gospodjica Velika This novel by Andrić was Ivo Andrić is from Bosnia and knows the people and their problems in this unique area. The theme and. Gospođica has ratings and 65 reviews. Gospođica (The Woman from Sarajevo) by Andrić was originally published in and is one of the three nov. . Gospodjica – MP [Ivo Andric] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Jovanka as Jelisaveta Sablic Elfriede Kuzmany True, it is an endless and wearying struggle to outwit a powerful unseen enemy. She sticks her needle into the stocking and, feeling stiff and heavy all over, gets up and goes to the stove to look at the fire.

True, the slipper is no longer pleasing to the eye and his in fact shrunk and lost its shape, so that it is bound to pinch and scratch and make sores on the skin of the foot. It is a fire in name only; actually it is no more than a feeble little flame that can barely ever warm up the room, and yet Miss Raika seems to feel it is a flame that consumes wood and coal like Mt.

And afterwards, as she looks at it, her whole being expands in the knowledge that one more housekeeping item has been set down in the asset column of her consolidated balance sheet of losses and gains. Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

She doesn’t spend much time on chores such as tidying up or cooking. Gospodhica is no greater prodigal, no greater mirage than beauty.


The places and time are not incidentally chosen. Stitching and darning means fighting against decay, means helping eternity perpetuate itself. Edit Storyline The adaptation of a lesser known novel by Nobelist Ivo Andric, which describes the life of a spinster who was overwhelmed by a single passion: A different thing altogether is the work she is doing at the moment – mending.


She is completely enslaved by money, in which she hopes to find security and revenge in a hateful and insecure world. Thinking about it she feels the cold much less. Photos Add Image Add an image Do you have any images for ifo title? She is willing to put up with much more than that.

As a moneylender gospidjica parlays small insurance legacy after her father into a small fortune. They are often referred to as the “Bosnian Trilogy” as they were published simultaneously and had been written in the same period. Start your free trial. And so Miss Raika goes on mending and suffering but does not surrender or complain.

Share this Rating Title: But whatever her wealth at any time, she will spend none of it on herself. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet!

And why shouldn’t a person suffer here and there when he knows that by virtue of it he is sparing himself much greater evil and paying for something infinitely more worthwhile? When all is said and done, how can we compare our small inconveniences and self-denials in the service of thrift with all that thrift gives us and all it can save us from? Above all, she dislikes spending money; the very word – spending- in any shape or connection, fills her with repugnance. Leopold Ahlsen teleplayIvo Andric novel.


Inhe was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature “for the epic force with which he has traced themes and depicted human destinies drawn from the history of his country”. Want to Read saving….

Search for ” Gospodjica ” on Amazon. For this single-minded greed for money she puts everything else out of her life — love, friendship, concern for other people.

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Sarajevo in the era of provincial usury, the economic upheavals and disintegration of the First World War, staid Belgrade headily embarking on the jazz age when the war is gosodjica, the pinched depression years during which Miss Raika dies. What a delight that is!

The Woman andricc Sarajevo 7. Truefaith rated it did not like it Nov 26, She is like one of those trained and seasoned soldiers who can’t help a brief shiver in moments of danger, but manage to overcome it and march forward undaunted.

Man would not be a rational being if he could not see that this course is advantageous and safe.

Gospođica by Ivo Andrić (1 star ratings)

In this unequal fight, one must endure everything with the fanatical courage of a martyr. Now and then her whole body is racked by a deep inner shudder of cold. Open Preview See a Problem? For this single-minded greed for money she puts everything else out of her life — love, friendship, concern for other people.

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