Author:Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffmann

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Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffmann
(1776–1822)
German Romantic author of fantasy and horror, a jurist, composer, music critic, draftsman and caricaturist; better known by his pen name, E. T. A. Hoffmann (Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann). The subject and hero of Jacques Offenbach's famous fictional opera The Tales of Hoffmann. Hoffmann's stories were very influential during the 19th century, and he is one of the major authors of the Romantic movement.
Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffmann

Works[edit]

  • The Devil's Elixir (1829) (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2) (vol I & II)
  • The Life and Opinions of the Tomcat Murr *incomplete
  • The Sandman
  • Nutcracker and Mouse-king (1853) (children's fiction) transl. Mrs. Saint Simon (external scan)
  • Hoffmann's Strange Stories. From the German (1855) (external scan)
  • Weird Tales (1885) Transl. J. T. (John Thomas) Bealby, 1858- (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2)
  • The Serapion Brethren (1908?) Transl. Major Alex Ewing
  • Coppélia. Grand ballet in Three Acts (19--?) with Arthur Saint-Léon, (1821-1870); music by Léo Delibes, (1836-1891)

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Works by this author published before January 1, 1923 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.