This selection features eight Novellen by leading German writers of the nineteenth century. Newly translated, each piece has an introduction which explores the many contradictions in the theory and practice of the novella, as well as analysis of the narrative devices of individual stories. Included here are Blond Eckbert, by Ludwig Tieck, The Marchioness of O..., by Heinrich von Kleist, Lenz, by Georg Büchner, The Jew's Beech, by Annette von Droste-Bülshoff, Tourmaline, by Adalbert Stifter, Mozart on the Way to Prague, by Eduard B "orike, Clothes Make the Man, by Gottfried Keller, and
The White Horse Rider, by Theodor Storm. These carefully selected novellas provide a means of surveying an important and widely-studied genre in German literature.
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Michael Fleming was born in Lancashire and studied at London University where he read Oriental History and Japanese language and literature. He has been a resident of southern Germany since 1966. Andrew. J Webber is University Lecturer in German at the University of Cambridge. He is the author of The Doppelganger: Double Visions in German Literature (Oxford 1996) as well as articles on nineteenth-century German literature. Ludwig Tieck (1773-1853) was a leading German Romantic; Heinrich von Kleist (1777-1811) was one of the greatest German dramatists; Georg Buchner (1813-37) is best known for his drama's Woyzeck and Danton's Death; Annette von Droste-Hulshoff (1797-1848) published poetry in the lyric, ballad and epic forms; Adalbert Stifter (1805-1868) is best know for the collection Coloured Stones (Bunte Steine) and made a significant contribution to the Bildungsroman genre with his novel The Indian Summer; Eduard Morike (1804 - 1875) wrote lyric poetry, fairy-tales and a Bildungsroman, Nolten the Painter; Gottfried Keller (1819-1890) created a number of cyclical texts, most famously The People of Seldwyla and Theodor Storn (1817-88) set the majority of his many Novellen in his native Schleswig-Holstein and was an accomplished lyric poet.Language Notes:
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: German
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Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, 1997. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Never used!. Codice libro della libreria P110192832182