In the 20-ies. Stendhal creates several works that testify to the rapid development of the writer’s realistic talent. Among them, the novel “Vanina Vanini”, written in 1829, occupies a special place. The hero of this novel was the conspirator-carbonar, one of those whom the writer has often met during his stay in Italy. This is a passionate story about love and death, about duty and personal happiness.
The son of a village doctor, Pietro Missirilli, is a fighter for the liberation of his homeland from foreign invaders. It is an integral, pure, uncompromising and heroic personality.
Vanina Vanini is a girl from a rich aristocratic family, educated and possessing a strong character. She is bold, energetic, willful and intelligent.
Stendhal has always
The emerging psychological and political collisions are the most dramatic moments in the story of Stendhal. However, unlike romantics, the writer focuses readers’ attention on the decisive significance of the environment in which his heroes grew up. Stendhal shows what an insurmountable wall arises between
Compositionally clear, fascinating plot sharpness, tragically heroic novella of Stendhal “Vanina Vanini” is one of the recognized peaks of French novelism of the XIX century.