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Captain Corelli's Mandolin.pdf

Captain Corelli's Mandolin.pdf

上传者: slgfrank 2012-03-03 评分 0 0 0 0 0 0 暂无简介 简介 举报

简介:本文档为《Captain Corelli's Mandolinpdf》,可适用于人文社科领域,主题内容包含Synopsis:WhentheAxispowersreachtheGreekislandofCephallonia,ayoungItalianca符等。

Synopsis:WhentheAxispowersreachtheGreekislandofCephallonia,ayoungItaliancaptainisbilletedinthedoctor'shouseCaptainCorelliturnsouttobeanaccomplishedmusician,andforawhilethewarseemstosuitthemwellButthenthebrutalityoftheconflictcatchesupwiththemLouisdeBernières'firstthreenovelsareTheWarofDonEmmanuel'sNetherParts(CommonwealthWritersPrize,BestFirstBookEurasiaRegion,),SenorVivoandtheCocaLord(CommonwealthWritersPrize,BestBookEurasiaRegion,)andTheTroublesomeOffspringofCardinalGuzmanTheauthor,wholivesinLondon,wasselectedasoneofthetwentyBestofYoungBritishNovelistsCaptainCorelli'sMandolinwontheCommonwealthWritersPrize,BestBook,第页共页http:wwwencomcn原版英语阅读网LouisdeBernièresCaptainCorelli'sMandolinCopyrightbyLouisdeBernièresISBNTomymotherandfather,whoindifferentplacesandindifferentwaysfoughtagainsttheFascistsandtheNazis,lostmanyoftheirclosestfriends,andwereneverthankedContentsDrIannisCommenceshisHistoryandisFrustratedTheDuceTheStrongmanL'Omosessuale()TheManwhoSaid'No'L'Omosessuale()ExtremeRemediesAFunnyKindofCatAugustth,L'Omosessuale()PelagiaandMandrasAlltheSaint'sMiraclesDeliriumGrazziL'Omosessuale()LetterstoMandrasattheFrontL'Omosessuale()TheContinuingLiteraryTravailsofDrIannisL'Omosessuale()TheWildManoftheIcePelagia'sFirstPatientMandrasBehindtheVeilAprilth,AMostUngraciousSurrender第页共页http:wwwencomcn原版英语阅读网ResistanceSharpEdgesADiscourseonMandolinsandaConcertLiberatingtheMasses()EtiquetteTheGoodNazi()AProblemwithEyesLiberatingtheMasses()AProblemwithHandsLiberatingtheMasses()APamphletDistributedontheIsland,EntitledwiththeFascistSlogan'Believe,Fight,andObey'EducationAnEpisodeConfirmingPelagia'sBeliefthatMendonotKnowtheDifferenceBetweenBraveryandaLackofCommonSenseTheOriginofPelagia'sMarchArseniosAProblemwithLipsSnailsHowlikeaWomanisaMandolinTheGreatBigSpikyRustballTheftATimeofInnocenceBunniosDrIannisCounselshisDaughterLaScalaTheDoctorAdvisestheCaptainATimeofHiatusParalysisDevelopmentsFirstBloodCarlo'sFarewellVictoryTheGoodNazi()FireSurgeryandObsequyTheHistoricalCachette第页共页http:wwwencomcn原版英语阅读网TheBeginningofherSorrowsEveryPartingisaForetasteofDeathOftheGermanOccupationLiberationAntoniaRescuePelagia'sLamentTheResurrectionoftheHistoryBeanbyBeantheSackFillsExcavationAntoniaSingsAgainAnUnexpectedLessonRestitutionAcknowledgementsTheSoldierDownsomecoldfieldinaworldunspokentheyoungmenarewalkingtogether,slimandtall,andthoughtheylaughtooneanother,silenceisnotbrokenthereisnosoundhowevercleartheycallTheyarespeakingtogetherofwhattheylovedinvainhere,buttheairistoothintocarrythethingtheysayTheywereyoungandgolden,buttheycameonpainhere,andtheiryouthisagenow,theirgoldisgreyYettheirheartsarenotchanged,andtheycrytooneanother,'WhathavetheydonewiththeliveswelaidasideAretheyyoungwithouryouth,goldwithourgold,mybrotherDotheysmileinthefaceofdeath,becausewedied'DownsomecoldfieldinaworldunchartedtheyoungseekeachotherwithquestioningeyesTheyquestioneachother,theyoung,thegoldenhearted,第页共页http:wwwencomcn原版英语阅读网oftheworldthattheywererobbedofintheirquietparadiseHUMBERTWOLFEDrIannisCommenceshisHistoryandisFrustratedDrIannishadenjoyedasatisfactorydayinwhichnoneofhispatientshaddiedorgotanyworseHehadattendedasurprisinglyeasycalving,lancedoneabscess,extractedamolar,dosedoneladyofeasyvirtuewithSalvarsan,performedanunpleasantbutspectacularlyfruitfulenema,andhadproducedamiraclebyafeatofmedicalprestidigitationHechuckledtohimself,fornodoubtthismiraclewasalreadybeingtoutedasworthyofStGerasimoshimselfHehadgonetooldmanStamatis'house,havingbeensummonedtodealwithanearache,andhadfoundhimselfgazingdownintoanauralorificemoredank,belichened,andstalagmiticeventhantheDrogaraticaveHehadsetaboutcleaningthelichenawaywiththeaidofalittlecotton,soakedinalcohol,andwrappedabouttheendofalongmatchstickHewasawarethatoldmanStamatishadbeendeafinthatearsincechildhood,andthatithadbeenaconstantsourceofpain,butwasnonethelesssurprisedwhen,deepinthathairyrecess,thetipofhismatchstickseemedtoencountersomethinghardandunyieldingsomething,thatistosay,whichhadnophysiologicaloranatomicalexcuseforitspresenceHetooktheoldmanovertothewindow,threwopentheshutters,andanexplosionofmiddayheatandlightinstantaneouslythrewtheroomintoaneffulgentdazzle,asthoughsomeimportunateandundulyluminousangelhadmisguidedlypickedthatplaceforanepiphanyOldStamatis'wifetutteditwassimplybadhousekeepingtoallowthatmuchlightintothehouseatsuchanhourShewassurethatitstirredupthedustshecouldclearlyseethemotesrisingupfromthesurfacesDrIannistiltedtheoldman'sheadandpeeredintotheearWithhislongmatchstickhepressedasidetheundergrowthofstiffgreyhairsembellishedwithflakesofexfoliatedscurfTherewassomethingsphericalwithinHescrapeditssurfacetoremovethehardbrowncankerouscoatingofwax,andbeheldapeaItwasundoubtedlyapeaitwaslightgreen,itssurfacewasslightlywrinkled,andtherecouldnotbeanydoubtinthematter'Haveyoueverstuckanythingdownyourear'hedemanded'Onlymyfinger,'repliedStamatis'Andhowlonghaveyoubeendeafinthisear''SinceaslongasIcanremember'DrIannisfoundanabsurdpicturerisingupbeforehisimaginationItwasStamatisasatoddler,withthesamegnarledface,thesamestoop,thesameovermeasureofauralhair,reachinguptothekitchentableandtakingadriedpeafromawoodenbowlHestuckitintohismouth,foundittoohardtobite,andcrammeditintohisearThedoctorchuckled,'Youmusthavebeenaveryannoyinglittleboy''Hewasadevil''Bequiet,woman,youdidn'tevenknowmeinthosedays''Ihaveyourmother'sword,Godresthersoul,'repliedtheoldwoman,pursingherlipsandfoldingherarms,'andIhavethewordofyoursisters'第页共页http:wwwencomcn原版英语阅读网DrIannisconsideredtheproblemItwasundoubtedlyanobdurateandrecalcitrantpea,anditwastootightlypackedtoleveritout'Doyouhaveafishhook,abouttherightsizeforamullet,withalongshankAnddoyouhavealighthammer'Thecouplelookedateachotherwiththesinglethoughtthattheirdoctormusthavelosthismind'Whatdoesthishavetodowithmyearache'askedStamatissuspiciously'Youhaveanexorbitantauditoryimpediment,'repliedthedoctor,everconsciousofthenecessityformaintainingacertainiatricmystique,andfullyawarethat'apeaintheear'wasunlikelytoearnhimanykudos'Icanremoveitwithafishhookandasmallhammerit'stheidealwayofovercomingunembarrasdepetitpois'HespoketheFrenchwordsinamincinglyParisianaccent,eventhoughhisironywasapparentonlytohimselfAhookandahammerweredulyfetched,andthedoctorcarefullystraightenedthehookonthestoneflagsofthefloorHethensummonedtheoldmanandtoldhimtolayhisheadonthesillinthelightStamatislaythererollinghiseyes,andtheoldladyputherhandsoverhers,watchingthroughherfingers'Hurryup,Doctor,'exclaimedStamatis,'thissillishotterthanhell'Thedoctorcarefullyinsertedthestraightenedhookintothehirsuteorificeandraisedthehammer,onlytobedeflectedfromhiscoursebyahoarseshriekveryreminiscentofthatofaravenPerplexedandhorrified,theoldwifewaswringingherhandsandkeening,'O,o,o,youaregoingtodriveafishhookintohisbrainChristhavemercy,allthesaintsandMaryprotectus'Thisinterjectiongavethedoctorpausehereflectedthatifthepeawasveryhard,therewasagoodchancethatthebarbwouldnotpenetrate,butwoulddrivethepeadeeperintoitsrecessThedrummightevenbebrokenHestraightenedupandtwirledhiswhitemoustachereflectivelywithoneforefinger'Changeofplan,'heannounced'IhavedecideduponfurtherthoughtthatitwouldbebettertofillhisearupwithwaterandmollifythesupererogatoryocclusionKyria,youmustkeepthisearfilledwithwarmwateruntilIreturnthiseveningDonotallowthepatienttomove,keephimlyingonhissidewithhisearfullIsthatunderstood'DrIannisreturnedatsixo'clockandhookedthesoftenedpeasuccessfullywithouttheaidofahammer,smallorotherwiseHeworkeditoutdeftlyenough,andpresentedittothecouplefortheirinspectionEncrustedwiththickdarkwax,rankandmalodorous,itwasrecognisabletoneitherofthemasanythingleguminous'It'sverypapilionaceous,isitnot'enquiredthedoctorTheoldwomannoddedwitheverysemblanceofhavingunderstood,whichshehadnot,butwithanexpressionofwonderalightinhereyesStamatisclappedhishandtothesideofhisheadandexclaimed,'It'scoldinthereMyGod,it'sloudImeaneverythingisloudMyownvoiceisloud''Yourdeafnessiscured,'announcedDrIannis'Averysatisfactoryoperation,Ithink''I'vehadanoperation,'saidStamatiscomplacently'I'mtheonlypersonIknowwho'shadanoperationAndnowIcanhearIt'samiracle,that'swhatitisMyheadfeelsempty,itfeelshollow,itfeelsasthoughmywholeheadhasfilledupwithspringwater,allcoldandclear''Well,isitempty,orisitfull'demandedtheoldlady'Talksomesensewhenthedoctorhasbeenkindenoughtocureyou'ShetookIannis'handinbothofherownandkissedit,andshortlyafterwardshefoundhimselfwalkinghomewithafatpulletundereacharm,ashinydarkauberginestuffedintoeachpocketofhisjacket,andanancientpeawrappedupinhishandkerchief,tobeaddedtohisprivatemedicalmuseumIthadbeenagooddayforpaymentshehadalsoearnedtwoverylargeandfinecrayfish,apotofwhitebait,abasilplant,andanofferofsexualintercourse(toberedeemedathisconvenience)Hehadresolvedthathewouldnotbetakingupthatparticularoffer,eveniftheSalvarsanwereeffectiveHewasleftwithawholeeveningin第页共页http:wwwencomcn原版英语阅读网whichtowritehishistoryofCephallonia,aslongasPelagiahadrememberedtopurchasesomemoreoilforthelamps'TheNewHistoryofCephallonia'wasprovingtobeaproblemitseemedtobeimpossibletowriteitwithouttheintrusionofhisownfeelingsandprejudicesObjectivityseemedtobequiteunattainable,andhefeltthathisfalsestartsmusthavewastedmorepaperthanwasnormallyusedontheislandinthespaceofayearThevoicethatemergedinhisaccountwasintractablyhisownitwasneverhistoricalItlackedgrandeurandimpartialityItwasnotOlympianHesatdownandwrote:'CephalloniaisafactorythatbreedsbabiesforexportTherearemoreCephalloniansabroadoratseathanthereareathomeThereisnoindigenousindustrythatkeepsfamiliestogether,thereisnotenougharableland,thereisaninsufficiencyoffishintheoceanOurmengoabroadandreturnheretodie,andsoweareanislandofchildren,spinsters,priests,andtheveryoldTheonlygoodthingaboutitisthatonlythebeautifulwomenfindhusbandsamongstthosementhatareleft,andsothepressureofnaturalselectionhasensuredthatwehavethemostbeautifulwomeninallofGreece,andperhapsinthewholeregionoftheMediterraneanTheunhappythingaboutthisisthatwehavebeautifulandspiritedwomenmarriedtothemostgrotesqueandinappropriatehusbands,whoaregoodfornothingandnevercouldbe,andwehavesomesadanduglywomenthatnobodywants,whoareborntobewidowswithouteverhavinghadahusband'ThedoctorrefilledhispipeandreadthisthroughHelistenedtoPelagiaclatteringoutdoorsintheyard,preparingtoboilthecrayfishHereadwhathehadwrittenaboutbeautifulwomen,andrememberedhiswife,aslovelyasherdaughterhadbecome,anddeadfromtuberculosisdespiteeverythinghehadbeenabletodo'Thisislandbetraysitsownpeopleinthemereactofexisting,'hewrote,andthenhecrumpledthesheetofpaperandflungitintothecorneroftheroomThiswouldneverdowhycouldhenotwritelikeawriterofhistoriesWhycouldhenotwritewithoutpassionWithoutangerWithoutthesenseofbetrayalandoppressionHepickedupthesheet,alreadybentatthecorners,thathehadwrittenfirstItwasthetitlepage:'TheNewHistoryofCephallonia'Hecrossedoutthefirsttwowordsandsubstituted'APersonal'Nowhecouldforgetaboutleavingouttheloadedadjectivesandtheancienthistoricalgrudges,nowhecouldbevitriolicabouttheRomans,theNormans,theVenetians,theTurks,theBritish,andeventheislandersthemselvesHewrote:'ThehalfforgottenislandofCephalloniarisesimprovidentlyandinadvisedlyfromtheIonianSeaitisanislandsoimmenseinantiquitythattheveryrocksthemselvesexhalenostalgiaandtheredearthliesstupefiednotonlybythesun,butbytheimpossibleweightofmemoryTheshipsofOdysseuswerebuiltofCephallonianpine,hisbodyguardswereCephalloniangiants,andsomemaintainthathispalacewasnotinIthacabutinCephallonia'ButevenbeforethatwilyanditinerantkingwasfavouredbyAtheneorsetadriftthroughtheimplacablemaliceofPoseidon,MesolithicandNeolithicpeopleswerechippingknivesfromobsidianandcastingnetsforfishTheMyceneanHellenesarrived,leavingbehindtheshardsoftheiramphoraeandtheirbreastshapedtombs,bequeathingprogenywho,longafterthedepartureofOdysseus,wouldfightforAthens,betyrannisedbySparta,andthendefeateventhemegalomaniacPhilipofMacedon,fatherofAlexander,curiouslyknownas"theGreat"andamorepreposterousmegalomaniacstill'ItwasanislandfilledwithgodsOnthesummitofMtAenostherewasashrinetoZeus,andanotheruponthetinyisletofThiosDemeterwasworshippedformakingtheislandthebreadbasketofIonia,aswasPoseidon,thegodwhohadrapedherwhilstdisguisedasastallion,leavinghertogivebirthtoablackhorseandamysticaldaughterwhosenamewaslostwhentheEleusinianmysteriesweresuppressedbytheChristiansHerewasApollo,slayerofthePython,guardianofthenaveloftheearth,beautiful,youthful,wise,just,strong,hyperbolicallybisexual,andtheonlygodtohavehadatemplemadeforhimbybeesoutofwaxandfeathers第页共页http:wwwencomcn原版英语阅读网HereDionysuswasworshippedalso,thegodofwine,pleasure,civilisation,andvegetation,fatherbyAphroditeofalittleboyattachedtothemostgargantuanpenisthateverencumberedmanorgodArtemishadherworshippershere,too,themanybreastedvirginhuntress,agoddessofsuchradicallyfeministconvictionsthatshehadActaeontorntopiecesbydogsforaccidentallyseeinghernaked,andhadherparamourOrionstungtodeathbyscorpionsfortouchingherfortuitouslyShewassuchafastidioussticklerforetiquetteandsummarychastisementthatentiredynastiescouldbedisposedofforonewordoutofplaceoranoblationfiveminuteslateThereweretemplestoAthene,too,theperpetualvirginwho(withgreatforbearance,comparedtoArtemis)blindedTiresiasforseeinghernaked,wasformidablygiftedinthosecraftswhichareindispensabletoeconomicanddomesticlife,andwhowasthepatronofoxen,horses,andolives'Intheirchoiceofgodsthepeopleoftheislanddisplayedtheimmenseandintransigentcommonsensethathasbeenthesecretoftheirsurvivalthroughoutthecenturiesitisobviousthatthekingofthedeitiesshouldbeworshipped,obviousthataseafaringpeopleshouldplacatethegodofthesea,obviousthatvintnersshouldhonourDionisios(itisstillthemostcommonnameontheisland),obviousthatDemetershouldbehonouredforkeepingtheislandselfsufficient,obviousthatAtheneshouldbeworshippedforhergiftsofwisdomandskillinthetasksofdailylife,justasitalsofelltohertooverseeinnumerablemilitaryemergenciesNorshoulditbewonderedatthatArtemisshouldhavehadhercult,forthiswastheequivalentofaninfallibleinsurancepolicyshewasatroublesomegadflywhosemischiefshouldinpreferencehavebeenmadetooccurelsewhere'ThechoiceofApolloasaCephalloniancultisboththemostandtheleastmysteriousItisthemostinexplicabletothosewhohaveneverbeentotheisland,andthemostinevitabletothosewhoknowit,forApolloisagodassociatedwiththepoweroflightStrangerswholandhereareblindedfortwodays'ItisalightthatseemsunmediatedeitherbytheairorbythestratosphereItiscompletelyvirgin,itproducesoverwhelmingclarityoffocus,ithasheroicstrengthandbrillianceItexposescoloursintheiroriginalprelapsarianstate,asthoughstraightfromtheimaginationofGodinHisyoungestdays,whenHestillbelievedthatallwasgoodThedarkgreenofthepinesisunfathomablyandretreatinglydeep,theoceanviewedfromthetopofacliffisplatonicinitspresentationofazureandturquoise,emerald,viridian,andlapislazuliTheeyeofagoatisalivingsemipreciousstonehalfwaybetweenamberandarylide,andthecricketsarethefluorescentgreenoftheyoungestshootsofgrassintheoriginalEdenOncetheeyeshaveadjustedtotheextremevestalchastityofthislight,thelightofanyotherplaceismiserableanddankbycomparisonitisnothingmorethansomethingtoseeby,adisappointment,ablemishEventheseawaterofCephalloniaiseasiertoseethroughthantheairofanyotherplaceamanmayfloatinthewaterwatchingthedistantseabed,andclearlyseelugubriousraysthatforsomereasonarealwaysaccompaniedbydiminutiveflatfish'ThelearneddoctorleanedbackandreadthroughwhathehadjustwrittenItseemedreallyverypoetictohimHereaditthroughagainandrelishedsomeofthephrasesInthemarginhewrote,'RememberallCephalloniansarepoetsWherecanImentionthis'HewentoutintotheyardandrelievedhimselfintothepatchofmintHenitrogenatedtheherbsinstrictrotation,andtomorrowitwouldbetheturnoftheoreganoHereturnedindoorsjustintimetocatchPelagia'slittlegoateatinghiswritingswithevidentsatisfactionHetorethepaperfromtheanimal'smouthandchaseditbackoutsideItskitteredoutofthedoortobleatindignantlybehindthemassivetrunkoftheolivetree'Pelagia,'remonstratedthedoctor,'youraccursedruminanthaseate

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