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The tales of Hoffmann.

E. T. A. Hoffmann

The tales of Hoffmann.

Newly selected and translated from the German by Michael Bullock.

by E. T. A. Hoffmann

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Published by Ungar in New York .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT2361 E4 B8 1972
The Physical Object
Pagination248p.
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18325368M


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About The Tales of Hoffmann. A lawyer by day and a creator of a world of fantasy by night, Hoffman () lived a Jekyll and Hyde existence. Many of the characters in his stories are subject to a similar split personality.

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Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffman, (the A in his pen name stands for Amadeus, out of admiration for Mozart), was one of the most influential German writers in his time.

He is credited with instigating the Romantic movement, creating the first detective story, introducing themes of the supernatural and psychological abnormality to the literary world, and inspiring many eminent writers and composers. Full text of "Les contes d'Hoffmann = Tales of Hoffmann: opera in three acts, a prologue and an epilogue" See other formats ML 50 CI l%5 pi P \ akfeny CoK Libmy 0* l*.

Les Contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffman), composed by Jacques Offenbach, is based on three stories by E. Hoffmann. The opera premiered on Februat Opéra-Comique in Paris, story is set in 19th century Nuremberg. Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger create a phantasmagoric marriage of cinema and opera in this one-of-a-kind take on a classic story.

In Jacques Offenbach’s fantasy opera The Tales of Hoffmann, a poet dreams of three women—a mechanical performing doll, a bejeweled siren, and the consumptive daughter of a famous composer—all of whom break his heart in different : Hoffmann.

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The translator James Robinson Planche () was a popular British dramatist, antiquary and Somerset n after the success of Struwwelpeter, and published by the same publishers, who couldn t resist an advertisement in the lower margin of p in King Nutcracker is printed Henry Hoffmann s amusing Book for Children entitled.

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Hoffmann,Dover Publications edition, in EnglishCited by:   Directed by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger. With Moira Shearer, Robert Rounseville, Ludmilla Tchérina, Ann Ayars.

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Hoffmann" by E. Hoffmann available from Rakuten Kobo. Ranging from macabre fantasies to fairy tales and tales of crime, these stories from the Brand: University of Chicago Press.

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Weird Tales, Vol. 2 (of 2) Contents The doge and dogess -- Master Martin the cooper -- Mademoiselle de Scudéri -- Gambler's luck -- Master Johannes Wacht -- Biographical notes.

The Tales of Hoffmann Les contes d'Hoffmann. Jacques Offenbach. Publisher Description. In the first act, which is really a prologue, Hoffmann, a young poet, enters the tavern of Luther to meet his companions, and drinks to drown his sorrows.

They think he is in love, but he answers, all that is past, and tells the story of his three loves. Hoffmann () 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/5(12).

This recording includes both volumes of E. Hoffmann's Weird Tales, a collection of gothic novellas set in Germany, Italy, and some of the wilder parts of Europe.

The Tales of Hoffmann, composed by Jacques Offenbach takes place over a series of flashbacks, as the famous German poet Hoffmann tells the story of his three great failed romances at a bar, ruining his fourth great romance in the process.

Each woman represents a part of the whole that he is seeking: Olympia, the beautiful doll, Antonia, the.FLORIDA GRAND OPERA 1 THE TALES OF HOFFMANN WELCOME TO THE OPERA! Opera is for everyone Opera is not an art form that only the experienced appreciate.

Opera is full of emotion, passion, human conflicts and Size: KB.The duality of his nature is frequently reflected in some of his characters - Cardillac the goldsmith in Mademoiselle de Scudery and Nathaniel in The Sandman, for example.

Cardillac is a virtuous indesutrious man by day but a violent criminal at night, while Nathaniel, obsessed by a childhood fantasy, is driven to madness and cruelty. The tales can be read on several levels: as an expression Format: Paperback.