❰EPUB❯ ✼ Märchen Author E.T.A. Hoffmann – Bluevapours.co.uk This selection of Hoffmann's finest short stories vividly demonstrates his intense imagination and preoccupation with the supernatural placing him at the forefront of both surrealism and the modern ho This selection of Hoffmann's finest short stories vividly demonstrates his intense imagination and preoccupation with the supernatural placing him at the forefront of both surrealism and the modern horror genre Suspense dominates tales such as Mademoiselle de Scudery in which an apprentice goldsmith and a female novelist find themselves caught up in a series of jewel thefts and murders In the sinister Sandman a young man's sanity is tormented by fears about a mysterious chemist while in The Choosing of a Bride a greedy father preys on the weaknesses of his daughter's suitors Master of the bizarre Hoffman creates a sinister and unsettling world combining love and madness black humour and bewildering illusion.
Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffmann better known by his pen name E T A Hoffmann Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann was a German Romantic author of fantasy and horror a jurist composer music critic draftsman and caricaturist His stories form the basis of Jacues Offenbach's famous opera The Tales of Hoffmann in which Hoffman appears heavily fictionalized as the hero He is also the author of.
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- E.T.A. Hoffmann
- 08 December 2014 E.T.A. Hoffmann