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Five Great German Short Stories (Dual-Language) (Dual-Language Books)

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Publisher Comments:

Five of the finest German short stories — each a well-known pinnacle of the author's art — have been specially chosen for this dual-language edition. Reprinted here in the order of their original publication, the stories are: Heinrich von Kleist's "The Earthquake in Chile," E. T. A. Hoffmann's "The Sandman," Arthur Schnitzler's "Lieutenant Gustl," Thomas Mann's "Tristan," and Franz Kafka's "The Judgment."
For each selection, the editor has supplied complete literal English translations on facing pages, along with an introduction to each story and a foreword outlining the evolution of the German short-story genre. Any student of German language or literature will welcome this concise anthology — as a superb language-learning aid and as a repository of great short fiction.
Original Dover (1993) selection and translation of five stories.

Synopsis:

Five outstanding selections from noble tradition: Heinrich von Kleist's "The Earthquake in Chile," E. T. A. Hoffmann's "The Sandman," Arthur Schnitzler's "Lieutenant Gustl," Thomas Mann's "Tristan," and Franz Kafka's "The Judgment."

Synopsis:

5 outstanding selections with complete literal English translations on facing pages: Schnitzler's "Lieutenant Gustl," Mann's "Tristan," Kafka's "The Judgment," 2 more.

Synopsis:

Five outstanding selections from noble tradition: Heinrich von Kleist's "The Earthquake in Chile," E. T. A. Hoffmann's "The Sandman," Arthur Schnitzler's "Lieutenant Gustl," Thomas Mann's "Tristan," and Franz Kafka's "The Judgment." For each selection the editor has supplied complete literal English translations on facing pages. Foreword. Introduction to each story.

About the Author

Stanley Appelbaum served for decades as Dover's Editor in Chief until his retirement in 1996. He continues to work as a selector, compiler, editor, and translator of literature in a remarkable range of languages that includes Spanish, Italian, French, German, and Russian.

Table of Contents

FOREWORD

HEINRICH VON KLEIST (1777-1811)

  Das Erdbeben in Chili

  The Earthquake in Chile

E. T. A. HOFFMANN (1776-1822)

  Der Sandmann

  The Sandman

ARTHUR SCHNITZLER (1862-1931)

  Leutnant Gustl

  Lieutenant Gustl

THOMAS MANN (1875-1955)

  Tristan

  Tristan

FRANZ KAFKA (1883-1924)

  Das Urteil

  The Judgment

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486276199
Editor:
Appelbaum, Stanley
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Editor:
Appelbaum, Stanley
Author:
Appelbaum, Stanley
Author:
Appelbaum, Stanley, Comp
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
German
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
Collections and anthologies
Subject:
Translations into english
Subject:
Short stories, german
Subject:
Short stories, German -- Translations into English.
Subject:
Anthologies-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Dual Language German
Series Volume:
9462
Publication Date:
19930731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.66 lb

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"Synopsis" by ,
Five outstanding selections from noble tradition: Heinrich von Kleist's "The Earthquake in Chile," E. T. A. Hoffmann's "The Sandman," Arthur Schnitzler's "Lieutenant Gustl," Thomas Mann's "Tristan," and Franz Kafka's "The Judgment."

"Synopsis" by , 5 outstanding selections with complete literal English translations on facing pages: Schnitzler's "Lieutenant Gustl," Mann's "Tristan," Kafka's "The Judgment," 2 more.
"Synopsis" by , Five outstanding selections from noble tradition: Heinrich von Kleist's "The Earthquake in Chile," E. T. A. Hoffmann's "The Sandman," Arthur Schnitzler's "Lieutenant Gustl," Thomas Mann's "Tristan," and Franz Kafka's "The Judgment." For each selection the editor has supplied complete literal English translations on facing pages. Foreword. Introduction to each story.
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