Author:Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffmann
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|Better known by his pen name, E.T.A. Hoffmann (Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann), he was a German Romantic author of fantasy and horror, a jurist, composer, music critic, draftsman and caricaturist. He is the subject and hero of Jacques Offenbach's famous but 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.|
- “Hoffmann, Ernst Theodor Wilhelm” by Flora Masson in Encyclopædia Britannica (9th ed.), 1881.
- “Hoffmann, Ernst Theodor Amadeus,” The New International Encyclopædia. New York: Dodd, Mead and Co., 1905.
- “Hoffmann, Ernst Theodore Wilhelm” in The Nuttall Encyclopædia by James Wood, London: Frederick Warne and Co., Ltd., 1907.
- “Hoffmann, Ernst Theodor Wilhelm,” in Encyclopædia Britannica, (11th ed.), 1911
- “Hoffmann, Ernst Theodor Wilhelm,” in The Encyclopedia Americana, New York: The Encyclopedia Americana Corporation (1920)
- “Hoffmann, Ernst Theodor Wilhelm,” in Collier's New Encyclopedia, New York: P. F. Collier & Son Co.
On his works
- “Die Elixiere des Teufels,” by Benjamin W. Wells in The Encyclopedia Americana, New York: The Encyclopedia Americana Corporation (1920)