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broch

A prehistoric circular stone tower found along the western coastline of Scotland.
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The scope of Brochs work impressed Musil, who at this time was revising the first book of Der Mann ohne Eigenschafteil (1930-1943) for publication later that year.
1) For other aspects of the "colonial romantic" in the first part of the trilogy, see Paul Michael's Lutzeler, "Hennann Brochs 'Pasenow oder die Romantik' und Carl Schmitts 'Politische Romantik'," Hermann Broch und die Romantik, ed.
If a dip into history whets your appetite, look up The Brochs of Coigach.
The tour highlights include the Maeshowe Tomb, Ceremonial Standing Stones of Stenness and Ring of Brodgar, the 5,000-year-old village of Skare Brae, Historic Skaill House, stunning landscape across Birsay Moors and the Broch of Gurness and surrounding Iron Age settlement.
Reached via the village of Sandwick, it's an uninhabited island, boisterous seals aside, that houses an 2,000-year-old broch, an Iron-Age fort.
Lesser known gems such as the Iron Age broch, or drystone tower, at Mousa, Shetland - rated at No1 - are recognised.
Brochs are walled towers built in the Iron Age for defence and unique to Scotland I more than 500 have been found.
The Orkneys are rich, too, in more recent Iron Age relics, especially brochs, or stone towers protected by walls and ramparts.
Couples can escape for a romantic weekend at the stone-built bolt holes for two on the isle of Harris, inspired by Iron Age brochs.
Hermann Brochs Leben zwischen Text und Textilien beginnt mit der Figur seines Vaters.
The nearest large colony of breeding storm petrels to us is probably on the islands off South Wales, with some breeding off the Lleyn peninsula, but they are a mysterious species - coming to their nests under the cover of darkness on remote isles in the Shetlands and off the Outer Hebrides, where they will use the walls of ancient brochs or burrows to rear a family.
Beobachtungen der Moderne in Hermann Brochs 'Die Schlafwandler' und Robert Musils 'Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften': Rhetorische und narratologische Aspekte von Interdiskursivitat.