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Short Fiction Hoffmann, E.T.A.: The Jesuit's Church in G-, v1, 15 Jan 2019

This version of The Jesuits' Church in G- is taken from Tales from the German, which contains 17 stories by several German authors translated by John Oxenford (1812-1877) and C.A. Feiling for the Chapman and Hall 1844 edition. Three of the stories were by E.T.A. Hoffman, and were translated by John Oxenford. This story is told in the first person by the author, and tells of a man working at a Jesuit church who is blessed and tormented by his sense of the sublime, and his remarkable abilities as ...
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Short Fiction Hoffmann, E.T.A.: The Jesuits' Church in G-, v1, 15 Jan 2019

This version of The Jesuits' Church in G- is taken from Tales from the German, which contains 17 stories by several German authors translated by John Oxenford (1812-1877) and C.A. Feiling for the Chapman and Hall 1844 edition. Three of the stories were by E.T.A. Hoffman, and were translated by John Oxenford. This story is told in the first person by the author, and tells of a man working at a Jesuit church who is blessed and tormented by his sense of the sublime, and his remarkable abilities as...
Tags: Books, ePub Books, Chapman, Hoffman, Hoffmann, John Oxenford


Short Fiction Hoffmann, E.T.A.:The Elementary Spirit. v1 12 Jan 2019

E.T.A Hoffmann (1776-1822) was a Prussian artist, author, caricaturist, composer, lawyer, musical director, and musician. He wrote many short stories and novellas, though not all have been translated into English. This translation of The Elementary Spirit is taken from Tales from the German, and translated by John Oxenford (1812-1877) for the Chapman and Hall 1844 edition. The story is set in France soon after Waterloo, and deals with the interaction of an Irish officer and a French noblewoman...
Tags: Books, France, Kindle Books, Waterloo, Chapman, Hoffmann, Elementary Spirit, John Oxenford