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The Best Tales of Hoffmann

by E. T. A. Hoffmann

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Ten of Hoffmann''s greatest tales, enormously popular in Europe but rarely seen in the United States: "The Golden Flower Pot," "Automata," "Nutcracker and the King of Mice," "The Sand Man," and 6 others. Edited and corrected by E. F. Bleiler. Features 7 drawings by Hoffmann.

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The Best Tales of Hoffmann

The Best Tales of Hoffmann

by E. T. A. Hoffmann

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Dover Publications, 04/01/1979, Paperback, Good condition. Writing inside.

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The Best Tales of Hoffmann

The Best Tales of Hoffmann

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Shows considerable shelf wear to cover, with creasing and sticker on spine. Binding is slightly pulled from first few pages, but remains otherwise solid. All text appears very clean. 419 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy; ISBN: 0486217930. ISBN/EAN: 9780486217932. Inventory No: 1561027356.

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The Best Tales of Hoffmann

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The Best Tales of Hoffmann

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Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: light wear to extremities; mild rubbing to wrapper covers; very faint creases near three of the corner tips; two faint creases at the back strip; binding square and secure; text clean. Remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 419pp. Edited, and with an Introduction by B. F. Bleiler. Translations by Thomas Carlyle, among others. Reprint Edition. Trade Paperback. Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann was born Ernst Theodor Wilhelm-he changed his name in honour of Mozart, and music was his first and possibly greatest love. He was a brilliant critic, a talented painter and caricaturist and, by all accounts, a very serviceable composer. All these elements-music, the pictorial sense, and the critic's sharp probing intelligence as displayed in the present review-feed into the stories, which perhaps is why they turned out to be his most lasting achievement. The ten in this collection are tales of the fantastic and include the four which provided the basis for Offenbach's opera. The style, like Mozart's, is bright, energetic and often comic; the substance, as with caricature, mixes the bizarre with the mundane in a fashion quite unlike that of anyone else you've ever read, even among Hoffmann's batallions of readers, followers, and imitators. The general effect is strikingly original, often disturbing, sometimes hilarious and, not infrequently, loony-not at all what one would expect from the last of the German Romantics. This volume also boasts several illustrations scrawled by the author, a helpful introduction by E F Bleiler, and Dover Books' usual robust production values. Like Lord Dunsany, Hoffmann has been prized more as an influence than a writer. His work has certainly had an incalculable influence on modern fantasy fiction, as well as the detective story, science fiction and the 19th-century "novel of ideas" (Dostoyevsky noted Hoffmann's psychological insight as an influence on his own). But his own best work falls into none of these categories, inventing them all in the service of the author's vision-the mark of a true original, and the best possible reason to read Hoffmann for himself.

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The Best Tales of Hoffmann

by E T A Hoffmann

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Best Tales of Hoffmann

Best Tales of Hoffmann

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by E T A Hoffmann

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Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 458 p. Audience: Young adult. Some bumping and the spine is creased. "E.T.A. Hoffmann (1776-1822) was perhaps one of the two or three greatest of all writers of fantasy. His wonderful tales, translated into many languages and adapted into numerous stage works, have delighted readers for a century and a half."

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The Best Tales of Hoffman

The Best Tales of Hoffman

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Publisher: NY: Dover, 1967, later printing

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Creases in front and back wraps, dinged corners.

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The Best Tales of Hoffmann

The Best Tales of Hoffmann

by E T A Hoffmann

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Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 458 p. Intended for a young adult/teenage audience.

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