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The Selected Prose of Heinrich Von Kleist free pdf This amazing collection of Kleist's short fiction, novellas, essays and fragments gives readers an extraordinary and penetrating overview of the life and work of one of the most influential and unusual writers in the history of German literature. From 'The Earthquake in Chile', a damning invective against moral tyranny, to 'Michael Kohlhaas', an exploration of the violent price of justice, Kleist unrelentingly confronts the dangers of self-deception and the ultimate impossibility of existence in a world bound by absolutes.

About Heinrich von Kleist

Heinrich Wilhelm von Kleist (1777-1811) was a German poet, dramatist, novelist and short story writer. The Kleist Prize, a prestigious prize for German literature, is named after him. A recipient of the Beard's Fund Short Story Award, Fulbright and Thomas J. Watson Foundation fellowships, Peter Wortsman is the author of "A Modern Way To Die: small stories and microtales" (1991). His translations from the German include "Telegrams of the Soul, Selected Prose of Peter Altenberg" (2005) and "Peter Schlemiel, The Man Who Sold His Shadow" by Adelbert von Chamisso (1993).

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Author : Heinrich von Kleist
Publisher : Archipelago Books
Data Published : 20 May 2010
ISBN : 098195572X
EAN : 9780981955728
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 250 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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