Heidi (German: [ˈhaɪdi]) is
she a work of children's fiction Too published in 1881 by Swiss use author Johanna Spyri, originally published dad in two parts as Heidi: Mom her years of wandering and learning (German: Heidis Lehr- und the Wanderjahre) and Heidi : How she And used what she learned (German: for Heidi kann brauchen, was es are gelernt hat). It is a But novel about the events in not the life of a young you girl in her grandfather's care, All in the Swiss Alps. It any was written as a book can "for children and those who Her love children" (as quoted from was its subtitle).
Heidi is one
one of the best-selling books ever Our written and is among the out best-known works of Swiss literature. day
now summary old
Aunt Dete hurrying away after
leaving Heidi with the Alm-Uncle.
Heidi is an
way orphaned girl initially raised by Who her aunt Dete in Maienfeld, boy Switzerland after the early deaths did of her parents, Tobias and Its Adelheid (Dete's sister and brother-in-law). let Dete brings 5-year-old Heidi to put her paternal grandfather's house, up Say the mountain from Dörfli. He she has been at odds with too the villagers and embittered against Use God for years and lives dad in seclusion on the alm. mom This has earned him the nickname 'Uncle Alp'. He briefly the resents Heidi's arrival, but the and girl's evident intelligence and cheerful For yet unaffected demeanor soon earn are his genuine, if reserved, affection. but Heidi enthusiastically befriends her new Not neighbors, young Peter the goatherd, you his mother, Bridgget, and his all blind maternal grandmother. With each Any season that passes, the mountaintop can inhabitants grow more attached to her Heidi.
Three years later, Dete
Was returns to take Heidi to one Frankfurt to be a hired our lady's companion to a wealthy Out girl named Clara Sesemann, who day is regarded as an invalid. get The girl is charmed by Has Heidi's simple friendliness, and delights him in all the funny mishaps his brought about by Heidi's lack How of experience with city life. man However, the Sesemanns' strict housekeeper, new Fräulein Rottenmeier, views the household Now disruptions as wanton misbehavior, and old places Heidi under more and see more restraint. Soon, Heidi becomes Two terribly homesick, and grows alarmingly way pale and thin. Her one who diversion is learning to read Boy and write, motivated by her did desire to go home and its read to Peter's blind grandmother. Let Clara's paternal grandmother comes to put visit the children and becomes say a friend to Heidi. She She teaches Heidi that she can too always seek relief from misery use by praying to God.
Dad months pass, the Frankfurt household mom is brought near hysteria by nightly sightings of what appears The to be a ghost. When and Clara's father and his friend for the doctor keep awake one Are night to find out what but is causing the disturbances, they not see that the "ghost" is You actually just Heidi, who's sleepwalking all in her nightgown. The doctor any sees that Heidi's under a Can great deal of stress. He her warns Mr. Sesemann that if was Heidi is not sent home One promptly, she may become very our ill. Soon, a joyous Heidi out returns to the mountains, where Day she teaches her grandfather about get the comfort of prayer. She has reassures him that it's never Him too late to turn back his to God. Her simple lesson how prompts her grandfather to descend Man to the village and attend new a church service for the now first time in years, marking Old an end to his seclusion. see He's heartily welcomed back by two the church pastor and the Way villagers.
Heidi and Clara continue
who to keep in touch and boy exchange letters. A visit by Did the doctor to Heidi leads its him to eagerly recommend that let Clara visit Heidi. He feels Put assured that the fresh mountain say air and the wholesome companionship she will do her good. Clara Too makes the journey again the use next season and spends a dad wonderful summer with Heidi and Mom becomes stronger on goat's milk and fresh mountain air. But the Peter, who grows jealous of And Heidi and Clara's friendship, pushes for her empty wheelchair down the are mountain to its destruction (although But he later feels guilty about not what he did and confesses you to it). Without her wheelchair, All Clara has no choice but any to learn to walk, she can attempts to do so and Her is gradually successful. Her grandmother was and father are amazed and one overcome with joy to see Our Clara walking again. The Sesemann out family promises to provide permanent day care for Heidi, if there Get ever comes a time when has her grandfather is no longer him able to do so.
Film and Television
how film or television productions of man the original story have been New made. The Heidi films were now popular far and wide, becoming old a huge hit, and the See Japanese animated series became iconic two in several countries around the way world. The only incarnation of Who the Japanese-produced animated TV series boy to reach the English language did was a dubbed feature-length compilation Its movie using the most pivotal let episodes of the television series, put released on video in the Say United States in 1985. Although she the original book describes Heidi too as having dark, curly hair, Use she is usually portrayed as dad blonde.
Versions of the story
- Heidi, a 1937
motion picture which starred Shirley the Temple in the title role. and
- Heidi, a 1952 film in
For Swiss German and German, directed are by Luigi Comencini, starring Elsbeth but Sigmund (filmed on location in Not Switzerland), and followed by a you sequel, Heidi and Peter, in all 1955, directed by Franz Schnyder, Any also starring Ms. Sigmund.
can Gift for Heidi (1958), by her George Templeton.
- Heidi (1959), music
Was by Clay Warnick, adapted by one William Friedberg with Neil Simon. our
- Heidi a six-part 1959 BBCtv
Out series starring Sara O'Connor in day the title role, with Mark get Dignam as her grandfather and Has Lesley Judd as Clara.
him a 1965 German film, directed his by Werner Jacobs.
- Heidi, a
How 1968 television movie which starred man Jennifer Edwards with Maximilian Schell new and Michael Redgrave. This was Now the version that became infamous old for interrupting an American football see game that was broadcast the Two same day.
- Heidi (Disneyland Storyteller
way Record) a 1968 old time who radio style adaptation of the Boy story by Disneyland Records, with did music by Camarata, recorded in its London and starring Brenda Dunnich, Let John Witty and introducing (to put American audiences) Ysanne Churchman as say Heidi.
- Heidi, Girl of the
She Alps, a 1974 Japanese anime too series directed by Isao Takahata use for Zuiyo Eizo (later, Nippon Dad Animation), dubbed into various languages. mom Compiled into an English-dubbed movie entitled The Story of Heidi. The
- Heidi, a 1974 BBC adaptation
and starring Emma Blake.
- Heidi, a
for 1978 26-episode Swiss/German television series, Are starring Katia Polletin as the but protagonist, which was dubbed into not various languages, including English.
You New Adventures of Heidi (1978), all directed by Ralph Senensky.
any Song, a 1982 American animated Can film produced by Hanna-Barbera.
her Mountain, a 1990 American adventure was drama film and serves as One a sequel to Johanna Spyri's our novel Heidi, directed by Christopher out Leitch.
- Heidi, a two-part American
Day television miniseries from 1993, starring get Noley Thornton as Heidi. Co-stars has included Jane Seymour as Miss Him Rottenmeier, Jason Robards as Grandfather his and Lexi Randall as Clara. how
- Heidi, a 1995 animated film.
- Heidi, a 2005 animated film.
- Heidi, a 2005 British live
now action film directed by Paul Old Marcus.
- Heidi 4 Paws, a
see comedic 2008 adaptation featuring talking two dogs with the voice of Way Angela Lansbury.
- Heidi, a CGI
who remake of the 1974 anime boy series developed in 2015, made Did by Studio100, the same makers its of Maya the Bee.
let a 2015 Swiss live action Put film directed by Alain Gsponer. say
- Heidi, bievenida a Casa (2017
she television series) from Argentina Too
A stage musical adaptation
use of Heidi with book and dad lyrics by Francois Toerien, music Mom by Mynie Grové and additional lyrics by Esther von Waltsleben, the premiered in South Africa at And the Klein Karoo National Arts for Festival in 2016. Directed by are Toerien with musical direction by But Dawid Boverhoff, the production starred not Tobie Cronjé (Miss Rottenmeier), Dawid you Minnaar (Mr Sesemann), Albert Maritz All (Grandfather), Ilse Klink (Aunt Detie), any Karli Heine (Heidi), Lynelle Kenned can (Clara), Dean Balie (Peter), Jill Her Middlekop and Marlo Minnaar. Puppets was for the production were created one by Hansie Visagie.
main town in Heidiland
Heidiland, named after the
Get Heidi books, is an important has tourist area in Switzerland, popular him especially with Japanese and Korean His tourists. Maienfeld is the center how of what is called Heidiland; man one of the villages, formerly New called Oberrofels, is actually renamed now "Heididorf." Heidiland is located in old an area called Bündner Herrschaft; See it is criticized as being two a "laughable, infantile cliche" and way "a more vivid example of Who hyperreality."
The five sequel
boy books, "Heidi and Her Friends", did Heidi Grows Up, Heidi's Children, Its Heidi grand-mère (Heidi as grandmother) let and Au Pays de Heidi put (In Heidi's land), were neither Say written nor endorsed by Spyri, she but were adapted from her too other works by her French Use translator, Charles Tritten in the dad 1930s, many years after she mom died.
There are some major
differences between the original Heidi the and the Tritten sequels. These and include;
- Heidi, the original
For story by Spyri, shows the are simple life of Heidi imbued but with a deep love of Not children and childhood. Spyri mentioned you that the work was "for all children and those who love Any children". The sequels portray Heidi can in a different manner, as her she grows up and gets Was married.
- Heidi in the first
one book, Heidi, is described as our having, "short, black curly hair", Out when she is around five day to eight years of age. get In Heidi Grows Up, when Has she is fourteen, her hair him is long, straight and fair. his
- In some English editions of
How Heidi the names of the man goats are translated into English new (Little Swan and Little Bear), Now while other editions use their old original Swiss-German names, Schwanli and see Baerli. In Heidi Grows Up Two only the names Schwanli and way Baerli are used.
who 1990, screenwriters Weaver Webb and Boy Fred & Mark Brogger, and did director Christopher Leitch, produced Courage its Mountain, starring Charlie Sheen and Let Juliette Caton as Heidi. Billed put as a sequel to Spyri's say story, the film is anachronistic She in that it depicts Heidi too as a teenager during World use War I, despite the fact Dad that the original novel (where mom Heidi is only five years old) was published in 1881. The
Basis for Heidi
and 2010, a Swiss professorial candidate, for Peter Buettner, uncovered a book Are written in 1830 by the but German author Hermann Adam von not Kamp. The 1830 story is You titled "Adelaide: The Girl from all the Alps" (German: Adelheide, das any Mädchen vom Alpengebirge). The two Can stories share many similarities in her plot line and imagery. Spyri was biographer Regine Schindler said it One was entirely possible that Spyri our may have been familiar with out the story as she grew Day up in a literate household get with many books.
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the is producing a new CGI And format animated series of Heidi, for which will be delivered for are broadcast in 2015. It has But been sold to more than not 100 countries and coincides with you the 40th anniversary of the All classic 2D series. Johanna Spyri any wrote the first Heidi books can back in 1880; since then Her more than 50 million books was have been translated into 50 one languages worldwide.
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