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Kinderleben Oder Das Mahrchen Ohne Ende: The Story Without an End Friedrich Wilhelm Carove

Kinderleben Oder Das Mahrchen Ohne Ende: The Story Without an End

Friedrich Wilhelm Carove

Published May 7th 1995
ISBN : 9781571130617
Hardcover
88 pages
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 About the Book 

Kinderleben oder das Mahrchen ohne Ende (1830) is a unique product of late German Romanticism. As a Kunstmarchen or artificial fairy tale (as opposed to the more authentic tales collected by the Grimm brothers, for example) it combines aspects ofMoreKinderleben oder das Mahrchen ohne Ende (1830) is a unique product of late German Romanticism. As a Kunstmarchen or artificial fairy tale (as opposed to the more authentic tales collected by the Grimm brothers, for example) it combines aspects of the traditional fairy tale with philosophical ideals, particularly those of idealism. Although only one edition ever appeared in Germany, it enjoyed wide popularity in England and the United States as The Story Without an End (1834), adapted by the foremost English translator of the period, Sarah Austin, on whom much critical attention has recently been focused. This new edition of text and translation includes a valuable commentary with notes on the nine illustrators and a list of all previous editions of the work.