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The Poor Fiddler

The Poor Musician is an autobiographical novella by Austrias famous dramatist and poet Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872): Rounded and compacted, and yet saturated with the sad tragedy of his own isolation it is the most artistic work we have from his pen. For the student of Grillparzer-psychology it is a veritable treasure trove. The Poor Musician was the one piece of his

Books in European Literature

Entremeses

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (Alcala de Henares, 29 de septiembre de 1547-Madrid, 22 de abril de 1616) fue un soldado, novelista, poeta y dramaturgo espanol.

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The Manuscript Found in Saragossa

The traveller, aristocratic adventurer, political activist, ethnographer and publisher Jan Potocki (1761-1815) is a legendary figure in Poland, not least for his literary masterpiece The Manuscript Found in Saragossa. The novels narrator Alphonse van Worden, a young Walloon officer journeying to join his regiment in Madrid in 1739, is diverted into the Sierra Morena and m

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The Jealousies of a Country Town(La Comedie Humaine)

Purchase one of 1st World Librarys Classic Books and help support our free internet library of downloadable eBooks. Visit us online at www.1stWorldLibrary.ORG - - Most persons have encountered, in certain provinces in France, a number of Chevaliers de Valois. One lived in Normandy, another at Bourges, a third (with whom we have here to do) flourished in Alencon, and doubt

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The Old Maid / The Cabinet Of Antiquities(La Comedie Humaine)

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into pri

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Lenz

At his death at the age of 24 in 1837, Georg Buchner also left behind Leonce and Lena, Woyzeck, and Dantons Death - bold, psychologically and politically acute plays that were also well ahead of their time. His dramatic works exercised a profound influence on Brecht and Ionesco, as well as on the composer Alban Berg and the filmmaker Werner Hetzog.

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Pan Tadeusz

An epic tale of country life among the Polish and Lithuanian gentry in 1811-1812, PAN TADEUSZ by Adam Mickiewicz is perhaps Polands best-known literary work and has been translated into almost every European language. This bilingual edition, with side by side Polish and English, features Kenneth R. Mackenzies celebrated English translation.The plot has the typical elemen

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Kathchen di Heilbronn

La nostalgia per un Medioevo carico di incanti, di vita bruta e arcana; un clima di storia che partecipa ancora del mito, dove incontriamo cavalieri, castelli, intrighi, malie, e possenti istituzioni quali il tribunale della Santa Vema: tutte le inclinazioni dell�epoca si riconoscono chiaramente in quest�opera, che e uno dei grandissimi testi del teatro romantico. Ma il dr

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Mo?tenirea familiei Kurt

�Nu sunt dintre cei care cred ca artistul, scriitorul sunt scutiti de responsabilitati. Dimpotriva, responsabilitatea lor este mai mare decat a celorlalti oameni pentru ca ei se afla in capul coloanei si trebuie sa arate drumul de urmat. Sunt adanc recunoscator Academiei Suedeze pentru ca mi-a recunoscut eforturile in aceasta directie si vreau sa ridic acum paharul pentru

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