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Morgenstern, Christian 1871-1914

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Gallows songs by Christian Morgenstern( Book )

520 editions published between 1835 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Christian Morgenstern (1871-1914) was a German poet, theosophist, and translator whose nonsense poems have been among the best-known and best-loved works in Germany throughout this century. Often compared to the drolleries of Lewis Carroll and Edward Lear, Morgenstern's poems are whimsical yet haunting, a rare blend of humor and odd metaphysical intimations." "Morgenstern wrote the first of his Golgenlieder after he and some friends had returned from a carefree outing past Gallows Hill near Potsdam and formed a "fraternal order of the gallows." His collection, published in Germany between 1905 and 1916, eventually comprised 286 poems. This new edition is a bilingual selection of some 90 poems from the original work. The reader is introduced to inventions like the clock that moves slowly or quickly as its sympathy for the clock watcher dictates; the luncheon newspaper that, when read, also satisfies one's hunger, the mail that is sent from a vacation retreat on the antlers or tails of bucks." "To translate Morgenstern is a daunting task, and Walter Arndt has succeeded brilliantly, following the poet's verbal acrobatics, his phonetic, semantic, and syntactic play with words and clauses, and, where possible, his trick of stripping discourse of conventions and pretensions by a bizarre literal interpretation of conventional phrases and metaphors. His translation of Morgenstern's poems of nonsense, or "supersense," will be treasured by scholars of the German lyric and by children of all ages."--Jacket
Palmström, Korf und Palma Kunkel by Christian Morgenstern( Book )

113 editions published between 1910 and 2001 in 6 languages and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sbírka veršů německého básníka (1871-1914), jež se v jeho vlasti dočkaly desítek vydání. Budí obecný zájem i mimo ni svou groteskní komikou a virtuozitou, s níž ve zdánlivých nesmyslech útočí na zmechanizování života a
Gesammelte Werke in einem Band by Christian Morgenstern( Book )

57 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Galgenlieder; a selection by Christian Morgenstern( Book )

9 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and German and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gedichte by Christian Morgenstern( Book )

26 editions published between 1934 and 1975 in German and English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stufen : eine Entwicklung in Aphorismen und Tagebuch-Notizen by Christian Morgenstern( Book )

49 editions published between 1917 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Palma Kunkel by Christian Morgenstern( Book )

34 editions published between 1916 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trinity requiem : choral music of Robert Moran by Robert Moran( )

2 editions published in 2011 in Latin and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lullabies, lyrics and gallows songs by Christian Morgenstern( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nonsense verses and lyrical poetry for children
Ich und du. Sonette, Ritornelle, Lieder by Christian Morgenstern( Book )

45 editions published between 1911 and 1985 in German and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gallows songs : Christian Morgenstern's Galgenlieder, a selection by Christian Morgenstern( Book )

14 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and German and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jubiläumsausgabe in vier Bänden by Christian Morgenstern( Book )

28 editions published in 1979 in German and Undetermined and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chamber music with double bass by Sofia Gubaidulina( )

2 editions published in 2011 in German and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sämtliche Dichtungen by Christian Morgenstern( Book )

86 editions published between 1971 and 1991 in German and Undetermined and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three sparrows, and other nursery poems by Christian Morgenstern( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-one nursery poems about animals, the seasons, trains, giants and other traditional themes, translated from the German
Wir fanden einen pfad; neue gedichte by Christian Morgenstern( Book )

48 editions published between 1914 and 2006 in German and Undetermined and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs by János Vajda( )

2 editions published in 2000 in Hungarian and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Auf vielen Wegen. Gedichte by Christian Morgenstern( Book )

27 editions published between 1897 and 2010 in German and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epigramme und Sprüche by Christian Morgenstern( Book )

28 editions published between 1920 and 1977 in German and Undetermined and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melancholie, gedichte by Christian Morgenstern( Book )

39 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Lullabies, lyrics and gallows songs
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Christian Morgenstern Duits schrijver

Christian Morgenstern German author

Christian Morgenstern poeta i pisarz niemiecki

Christian Morgenstern tysk författare och poet

Christian Morgenstern tysk skribent og poet

Christianus Morgenstern

Kristianas Morgenšternas

Mo gen si teng 1871-1914

Mogensiteng 1871-1914

Morgenshṭern, Krisṭian 1871-1914

Morgenstein, Christian Otto Josef Wolfgang 1871-1914

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Morgenstern, Ch 1871-1914

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Morgenšṭern, Krîsṭîʾan 1871-1914

Morgenŝterno, Kristiano

Morgenŝterno, Kristiano 1871-1914

Mornkenstern, Kristian 1871-1914

Morugenshuterun, Kurisutian 1871-1914

Mueller, Jeremias 1871-1914

Mūrġinštīrn, Krīstiyān 1871-1914

Кристиан Моргенщерн

Кристијан Моргенштерн

Христиан Моргенштерн

כריסטיאן מורגנשטרן

מורגנשטרן, כריסטיאן 1871-1914

کریستیان مورگنسترن شاعر و نویسنده آلمانی

クリスティアン・モルゲンシュテルン

モルゲンシュテルン

モルゲンシュテルン, クリスティアン

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Lullabies, lyrics and gallows songsAuf vielen Wegen. Gedichte