Selected Writings

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Hackett Publishing, 1997 - Fiction - 442 pages
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Aiming in his translation for an English haunted and affected by the strangeness of the original, David Constantine offers a wealth of Heinrich von Kleist's key writings in this collection, the most ambitious of its kind.

 

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Heinrich von Kleist: Selected Writings

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When he died in 1811 at the age of 34, Kleist left behind a corpus of works that, while small in quantity, were and still are among the finest German texts. This volume includes the majority of Kleist ... Read full review

Contents

STORIES
209
ANECDOTES
401
ESSAYS
405
LETTERS
417
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About the author (1997)

David Constantine is a Fellow of Queen’s College, Oxford. His translation of Hans Magnus Enzensberger's Lighter than Air (Bloodaxe) won the Corneliu M. Popescu Prize for European Poetry Translation in 2003.

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