Der Sandmann Von E. T. A. Hoffmann. Erzahlstrukturen des Wahnsinns und des Unheimlichen
||Hoffmann, E. T. A.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||GRIN Verlag GmbH|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $50.90|
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Hoffmann, E. T. A.
German writer, composer, and painter ErnstTheodor Amadeus Hoffman was born in Konigsberg, Prussia in 1776. After beginning a career in the law, Hoffman turned to music, working as a conductor, music director, and critic, and later composing a ballet, an opera, and other works. He established himself as a writer with the four-volume story collection Phatasiestucke in Callier Manier (Fantasy Stories in the Manner of Callot), which was published in 1814-1815.
Even though he published several novels and story collections, including Nachtstucke (Hoffman's Strange Stories, 1817) and Die Serapionsbruder (The Serapion Brethren, 1819-1821), Hoffman continued to support himself as a legal official in Berlin. This struggle between artistry and bureaucracy is played out in many of his works.
Hoffman died of progressive paralysis in 1822.
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