The Tales of Hoffmann, Volumes 1 & 2 by E. T. A. Hoffmann

By E. T. A. Hoffmann

This early paintings via E. T. A. Hoffmann used to be initially released in 1885 and we're now republishing it with a new introductory biography. this option of Hoffmann's best brief tales vividly demonstrates his excessive mind's eye and preoccupation with the supernatural, putting him on the leading edge of either surrealism and the trendy horror style. Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffmann used to be born in Königsberg, East Prussia in 1776. His relations have been all jurists, and through his adolescence he used to be before everything inspired to pursue a occupation in legislations. even though, in his overdue youth Hoffman turned more and more attracted to literature and philosophy, and spent a lot of his time analyzing German classicists and attending lectures by means of, among others, Immanuel Kant.

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