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In the nineteenth century, within the arms of such writers as Heinrich von Kleist and E. T. A. Hoffmann, the quick tale demonstrated itself  as essentially the most expressive and attribute genres in German literature. Twentieth-century authors reminiscent of Arthur Schnitzler, Thomas Mann, and Franz Kafka persisted to deepen and develop the tradition.
Now 5 of the best German brief tales — every one a well known top of the author's paintings — were especially selected for this dual-language version. Reprinted the following within the order in their unique e-book, the tales are: Heinrich von Kleist's "The Earthquake in Chile," E. T. A. Hoffmann's "The Sandman," Arthur Schnitzler's "Lieutenant Gustl," Thomas Mann's "Tristan," and Franz Kafka's "The Judgment."
For each one choice, the editor has provided whole literal English translations on dealing with pages, besides an advent to every tale and a foreword outlining the evolution of the German short-story style. Any pupil of German language or literature will welcome this concise anthology — as an exceptional language-learning relief and as a repository of serious brief fiction.

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