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Author Fitzgerald, Penelope.

Title The blue flower / Penelope Fitzgerald.

Imprint Boston : Houghton Mifflin, [1997], ©1995.

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 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  F FITZGERALD    Check Shelf
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Adult Fiction  FICTION FITZGERALD    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Adult Fiction  F FITZGERALD    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department  FICTION FITZGERALD    Check Shelf
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Adult Department  F FITZGERALD c.2  Check Shelf
 Granby, Main Library - Adult  FITZGERALD, PENELOPE    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Basement Materials  FITZGERALD, PENELOPE    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Fiction  F FITZGERALD    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Adult Fiction  FIC FITZGERALD    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Adult Fiction  F FITZGERALD PENELOPE    In Transit

Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Description 225 pages ; 21 cm
Note "A Mariner original."
Summary A fictionalized biography of the 18th Century German poet, Friedrich Leopold von Hardenberg, who wrote under the nom de plume, Novalis. The novel centers on his philosophy ("My conviction gains infinitely the moment another soul will believe in it.") and on his romance with Sophie von Kuhn, 12, who became his muse, but who died of tuberculosis before they could marry. By the author of The Gates of Angels.
Contents 1. Washday -- 2. The Study -- 3. The Bernhard -- 4. Bernhard's Red Cap -- 5. The History of Freiherr Heinrich von Hardenberg -- 6. Uncle Wilhelm -- 7. The Freiherr and the French Revolution -- 8. In Jena -- 9. An Incident in Student Life -- 10. A Question of Money -- 11. A Disagreement -- 12. The Sense of Immortality -- 13. The Just Family -- 14. Fritz at Tennstedt -- 15. Justen -- 16. The Jena Circle -- 17. What is the Meaning? -- 18. The Rockenthiens -- 19. A Quarter of an Hour -- 20. The Nature of Desire -- 21. Snow -- 22. Now Let Me Get to Know Her -- 23. I Can't Comprehend Her -- 24. The Brothers -- 25. Christmas at Weissenfels -- 26. The Mandelsloh -- 27. Erasmus Calls on Karoline Just -- 28. From Sophie's Diary, 1795 -- 29. A Second Reading -- 30. Sophie's Likeness -- 31. I Could Not Paint Her -- 32. The Way Leads Inwards -- 33. At Jena -- 34. The Garden-House -- 35. Sophie is Cold Through and Through -- 36. Dr Hofrat Ebhard -- 37. What is Pain? -- 38. Karoline at Gruningen -- 39. The Quarrel -- 40. How to Run a Salt Mine -- 41. Sophie at Fourteen -- 42. The Freifrau in the Garden -- 43. The Engagement Party -- 44. The Intended -- 45. She Must Go to Jena -- 46. Visitors -- 47. How Professor Stark Managed -- 48. To Schloben -- 49. At the Rose -- 50. A Dream -- 51. Autumn 1796 -- 52. Erasmus is of Service -- 53. A Visit to Magister Kegel -- 54. Algebra, Like Laudanum, Deadens Pain -- 55. Magister Kegel's Lesson.
Subject Novalis, 1772-1801 -- Relations with women -- Fiction.
Kühn, Sophie von, 1782-1797 -- Fiction.
Kühn, Sophie von, 1782-1797 (OCoLC)fst00198886
Novalis, 1772-1801 (OCoLC)fst00029323
Poets, German -- Fiction.
Germany -- History -- 1740-1806 -- Fiction.
Poets, German. (OCoLC)fst01067907
Relations with women. (OCoLC)fst01354410
Germany. (OCoLC)fst01210272
Chronological Term 1740-1806
Genre/Form Biographical fiction. (OCoLC)fst01726537
National Book Critics Circle Award, Fiction -- 1997.
Romance fiction. (OCoLC)fst01921732
Historical fiction. (OCoLC)fst01726640
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Historical fiction.
Biographical fiction.
Romance fiction.
Historical fiction.
Biographical fiction.
Love stories.
ISBN 0395859972
9780395859971
0753100096
9780753100097
9780544359451
0544359453
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