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By E. T. A. Hoffmann

ISBN-10: 1447465784

ISBN-13: 9781447465782

This early paintings through E. T. A. Hoffmann used to be initially released in 1820. Born in Königsberg, East Prussia in 1776, Hoffmann's relatives have been all jurists, and through his formative years he was once in the beginning inspired to pursue a occupation in legislation. although, in his past due teenagers Hoffman grew to become more and more attracted to literature and philosophy, and spent a lot of his time interpreting German classicists and attending lectures by way of, among others, Immanuel Kant. Hoffman went directly to produce a superb diversity of either literary and musical works. most likely Hoffman's so much recognized tale, produced in 1816, is 'The Nutcracker and the Mouse King', due to the fact – a few seventy-six years later - it encouraged Tchaikovsky's ballet The Nutcracker. within the comparable vein, his tale 'The Sandman' supplied either the foundation for Léo Delibes's ballet Coppélia, and the foundation for a hugely influential essay by way of Sigmund Freud, referred to as 'The Uncanny'. (Indeed, Freud noted Hoffman because the "unrivalled grasp of the uncanny in literature.") some of the earliest books, really these relationship again to the 1900's and sooner than, at the moment are super scarce and more and more dear. we're republishing those vintage works in reasonable, top of the range, glossy editions.

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This early paintings by means of E. T. A. Hoffmann was once initially released in 1820. Born in Königsberg, East Prussia in 1776, Hoffmann's relations have been all jurists, and through his early life he was once at the beginning inspired to pursue a occupation in legislation. besides the fact that, in his overdue youth Hoffman grew to become more and more drawn to literature and philosophy, and spent a lot of his time interpreting German classicists and attending lectures through, among others, Immanuel Kant.

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