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Author Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929.

Title The whole difference : selected writings of Hugo von Hofmannsthal / edited by J.D. McClatchy
Published Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 502 pages) : illustrations
Contents Poems. Ghazal (1891) / translated by Stephen Yenser ; An experience (1892) ; Stanzas in terza rima (1895) ; The both of them (1896) ; Ballad of the outer life (1896) ; We went along a way (1897) ; Three epigrams (1898) ; In memory of the actor Mitterwurzer (1898) / translated by J.D. McClatchy -- Fiction. The tale of night six hundred and seventy-two (1895) / translated by Michael Henry Heim ; A tale of the cavalry (1898) / translated by Mary Hottinger -- Essays. The letter of Lord Chandos (1902) ; Moments in Greece (1908-1914) ; A memory of beautiful days (1908) ; Shakespeare's kings and noblemen (1905) ; Balzac (1908) ; Sebastian Melmoth (1905) ; From the Book of friends (1922) / translated by Tania and James Stern -- Libretti. The cavalier of the rose, act I (1911) / translated by Christopher Holme -- Plays. The difficult man: a comedy in three acts (1921) / translated by Willa Muir ; The tower: a tragedy in five acts (second version, 1927) / translated by Alfred Schwarz
Summary Hugo von Hofmannsthal is one of the modern era's most important writers, but his fame as Richard Strauss's pioneering collaborator on such operas as Der Rosenkavalier and Die Frau ohne Schatten has obscured his other remarkable writings: his precocious lyric poetry, inventive short fiction, keen essays, and visionary plays. The Whole Difference, which includes new translations as well as classic ones long out of print, is a fresh introduction to the enormous range of this extraordinary artist, and the most comprehensive collection of Hofmannsthal's writings in English. Selected and edited by t
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Translated from the German
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Subject Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929 -- Translations into English.
Form Electronic book
Author McClatchy, J. D., 1945-
ISBN 1400829798 (electronic bk.)
9781400829798 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Works. Selections. English. 2008