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A woman in the Polar night

Christiane Ritter

A woman in the Polar night

by Christiane Ritter

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Published by Univ. of Alaska Press in Fairbanks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel,
  • Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChristiane Ritter ; translated by Jane Degras
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG780 .R53 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination215 p. :
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25193745M
    ISBN 101602231001
    ISBN 109781602231009
    LC Control Number2010549501

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      Buy A Woman in the Polar Night by Christiane Ritter, Jane Degras from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: This is A Woman in the Polar Night. Written in the s and republished in November , Christiane Ritter bucks tradition, journeying north to join her husband for a year long stay on the tip of Svalbard Island, high above the arctic circle. Hermann, her husband, is an experienced hunter and trapper, gathering furs to be sent south.

    Book Review: A Woman in the Polar Night Nov 8 A Woman in the Polar Night, by Christiane Ritter (translated by Jane Degras), is a memoir of the author’s year spent living with her husband, Hermann, and another hunter, Karl Nicholaisen, in a small hut on the coast of Grey Hook. Lee "Woman in the Polar Night, A" por Christiane Ritter disponible en Rakuten Kobo. In this extraordinary adventure, a reluctant visitor to the Arctic thrives in the awesome and unforgiving landscape. In /5.


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A Woman in the Polar Night, is a book that enters your psyche and leaves an imaginary inukshuk as a portal entry, filling you with connectedness and contentment.

Ritters writing is spare, clean, and filled with sensory detail that is both wondrous and ineffable/5. “A Woman in the Polar Night,” is a book that enters your psyche and leaves an imaginary inukshuk as a portal entry, filling you with connectedness and contentment.

Ritter’s writing is spare, clean, and filled with sensory detail that is both wondrous and by: 9. “A Woman in the Polar Night,” is a book that enters your psyche and leaves an imaginary inukshuk as a portal entry, filling you with connectedness and contentment. Ritter’s writing is spare, clean, and filled with sensory detail that is both wondrous and ineffable/5(34).

A Woman in the Polar Night. Inthe Austrian painter Christiane Ritter travels to the remote Arctic island of Spitsbergen to spend a year with her husband, an explorer and researcher. They are to live in a tiny ramshackle hut on the shores of a lonely fjord, so hundreds of miles from the nearest settlement.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for A Woman in the Polar Night at Read honest of interesting and I enjoyed the descriptions of the Arctic and her interaction with the fox. there is no plot in this book due to the fact it is just her life.

Mainly because I was told this was a great story of a woman against the /5. “A Woman in the Polar Night,” is a book that enters your psyche and leaves an imaginary inukshuk as a portal entry, filling you with connectedness and contentment.

Ritter’s writing is spare, clean, and filled with sensory detail that is both wondrous and ineffable/5(28). Christiane Ritter, A Woman in the Polar Night. A Woman in the Polar Night is an astounding memoir by Austrian artist Christiane Ritter who, injoined her scientist and hunter-trapper husband, Hermann, on the remote island of Spitsbergen miles off the coast of Norway.

"A Woman in the Polar Night, Ritter's eloquent account of her experiences while overwintering with [her husband] in Grahuken on Wijdefjorden in the mids, also has the form of a journal it is written mainly in a continual present tense. The isolation of Arctic Spitsbergen which Mrs.

Ritter faced with her husband for a long season brought unique trials and joys. In pensive prose she unfolds the fierce flory of the Arctic as she swatched the waning of the light, walked through Decemer no-man's-mist into the eerie splendor of perpetual, brilliant night, waited through storm in the solitary Gray Hook hut for the return of her.

A Woman in the Polar Night is remarkable for a few reasons. First, accounts written by women about hanging out in the wilderness in the early 20th century are hardly two a penny.

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New York, Dutton, (OCoLC) Online version: Ritter, Christiane. Woman in the polar night. New York, Dutton, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Christiane Ritter. Born inChristiane Ritter was an Austrian artist and author.

She wrote A Woman in the Polar Night on her return to Austria from Spitsbergen in It has since become a classic of travel writing, never going out of print in German and being translated into seven other languages/5(26). A Woman in the Polar Night, by Christiane Ritter (translated by Jane Degras), is a memoir of the author's year spent living with her husband, Hermann, and another hunter, Karl Nicholaisen, in a small hut on the coast of Grey Hook.

This is a barren, stony flatland sticking out into the Arctic Ocean between Woodfjord. A WOMAN IN THE POLAR NIGHT by by Christiane Ritter book review; A WOMAN IN THE POLAR NIGHT by by Christiane Ritter book review Written by Olivia Edward Published in Books.

06 Mar by Christiane Ritter • Pushkin Press • £ (paperback) You don’t experience anything in the Arctic you didn’t bring there yourself, writes the. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Christiane Ritter was an Austrian painter. She wrote A Woman in the Polar Night her only book after her return to Austria in (her husband stayed on in the Arctic for several more years). It was a bestseller for many years in Europe, and the More about Christiane Ritter.

Title: A Woman in the Polar Night Writer: Christiane Ritter Publishing House: University of Alaska Press Date of Publication: July 15th (first published ) Rating: 5 stars ‘’Νο, the Arctic does not yield its secret for the price of a ship’s ticket. You must live through the long night, the storms, and the destruction of human pride.A Woman in the Polar Night Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required/5(26). A Woman in the Polar Night by Christiane Ritter (; English text, ) [Translated by Jane Degras] InRitter, an Austrian painter, joined her husband Hermann for a year in Spitsbergen. He’d participated in a scientific expedition and caught the Arctic bug, it .