The Golden Pot and Other Tales

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Oxford University Press, 2000 - Fiction - 410 pages
Hoffmann, among the greatest and most popular of the German Romantics, is renowned for his humorous and sometimes horrifying tales of supernatural beings. This selection, while stressing the variety of his work, focuses on those stories in which the real and the supernatural are brought into contact and conflict. This new translation includes The Golden Pot, The Sandman, Princess Brambilla, Master Flea, and My Cousin's Corner Window.
 

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User Review  - markbstephenson - LibraryThing

I actually read Thomas Carlyle's translation, downloaded from Googlebooks - which is missing a page and has other flaws. Still this was a fascinating and entertaining read - as it turned out, a ... Read full review

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I only read "The Sandman" (for class) but it was pretty good. I want to read some of the other stories. Read full review

Contents

THE SANDMAN
85
PRINCESS BRAMBILLA
119
MASTER FLEA
239
MY COUSINS CORNER WINDOW
377
Explanatory Notes
402
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E.T.A. Hoffmann was a Romantic author of fantasy and horror, a jurist, composer, music critic, draftsman and caricaturist.

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