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The Marquise of O--, and other stories.

The Marquise of O--, and other stories.

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Published by New American Library in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTranslated and with an introd. by Martin Greenberg. Foreword by Thomas Mann.
SeriesA Signet classic
The Physical Object
Pagination284 p.
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23363800M

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David Luke was born in and is Tutor in German at Christ Church, Oxford. He has published articles and essays on German literature and various prose and verse translations, including Goethe’s Selected Verse () for the Penguin Poets, Kleist’s The Marquise of O and Other Stories () for the Penguin Classics, Thomas Mann’s Tonio Kröger and Other Stories Cited by: 9.

Written inand therefore in a style less familiar to the contemporary reader, I found The Marquise of O- (I didn't read the other stories) a breath of fresh air.

The first paragraph is, famously, wonderful, containing a wealth of information about character, plot and tone, which are played out in the rest of the book.4/5. He has published articles and essays on German literature and various prose and verse translations, including Goethe’s Selected Verse () for the Penguin Poets, Kleist’s The Marquise of O and Other Stories () for the Penguin Classics, Thomas Mann’s Tonio Kröger and Other Stories () and Goethe’s Roman Elegies ().Pages: About The Marquise of O and Other Stories The late stories by an influential writer of singular talent Betweenwhen he left the Prussian Army, and his suicide inKleist developed into a writer of unprecedented and tragically isolated genius.

The two stories everyone should read are 'The Marquis of O' and 'Earthquake in Chilli.' This is up there with all the old classics and the stories are compulsive. As a fiction writer and avid reader they are essential/5(31). Buy a cheap copy of The Marquise of O-- and other stories book by Heinrich von Kleist.

In The Marquise of O- a virtuous widow finds herself unaccountably pregnant. And although the baffled Marquise has no idea when this happened, she must prove her Free shipping over $Cited by: 9.

The Marquise of O and Other Stories Kleist Heinrich von. Categories: Fiction. Year: Language: english ISBN You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read.

Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then. The Marquise of O- by Heinrich von Kleist is an anthology of three short stories by the German author. These dark stories explore the themes of human depravity as well as the wrath of man's judgment.

The stories The Marquise of O- and The Earthquake in Chile both record the hardships two women undergo when they find themselves pregnant out of wedlock. In The Marquise of O- a virtuous widow finds herself unaccountably pregnant. And although the baffled Marquise has no idea w hen this happened, she must prove her innocence to her doubting family and discover whether the perpetrator is an assailant or lover.

The Marquise of O and Other Stories的书评 (全部 0 条) Author: Heinrich Kleist. The Marquise of O and Other Stories Kleist Heinrich von. Categories: Fiction. Year: Language: english File You can write a book review and share your experiences.

Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then. The Marquise of O, and other stories by Kleist, Heinrich von, Publication date Topics Kleist, Heinrich von, Publisher New York, Criterion Books Internet Archive Books.

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As part of a suicide pact, Kleist shot dead a terminally-ill friend, then himself, In Description of the book "The Marquise of O: and Other Stories": In The Marquise of O- a virtuous widow finds herself unaccountably pregnant. And although the baffled Marquise has no idea when this happened, she must prove her innocence to her doubting family and discover whether the perpetrator is an assailant or lover.

The Marquise of O, and Other Stories Summary The Marquise of O- by Heinrich von Kleist is an anthology of three short stories by the German author. These dark stories explore the themes of human depravity as well as the wrath of man's judgment.

Title: The Marquise Of O And Other Stories Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: Septem Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group Language: English. Buy The Marquise of O - And Other Stories 1st by Heinrich Kleist, David Luke, Nigel Reeves, David Luke, Nigel Reeves (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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The Marquise Of O And Other Stories () About book: A year or so previously Don Enrico Asterón, one of the richest noblemen of the city, had turned him out of his house where he had been employed as a tutor, for being on too intimate a footing with Asteró’s only daughter, Doña Josefa.

She herself was sternly warned, but owing to the malicious vigilance of her proud. Heinrich von Kleist's 'The Marquise of O__' is an unusual and intriguing little story which is set in Italy during the Napoleonic Wars and focuses on a beautiful, virtuous young widow who, after being saved from being raped by a group of Russian soldiers, nevertheless finds herself expecting a child after the event/5(23).Brief Summary of Book: The Marquise of O— and Other Stories by Heinrich von Kleist Here is a quick description and cover image of book The Marquise of O— and Other Stories written by Heinrich von Kleist which was published in –.The Marquise of O-- and other stories.

[Heinrich von Kleist] -- "A young Marquise, caught in mortal danger in the midst of a furious battle, falls into a deep swoon. She comes round moments later, however, safe within her castle and apparently unharmed, and is.