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The whole difference : selected writings of Hugo von Hofmannsthal

Author: Hugo von Hofmannsthal; J D McClatchy
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, ©2008.
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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  Read more...
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Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929.
Whole difference.
Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2007039181
Named Person: Hugo von Hofmannsthal; Hugo von Hofmannsthal; Hugo von Hofmannsthal
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hugo von Hofmannsthal; J D McClatchy
ISBN: 9781400829798 1400829798 1282157701 9781282157705
OCLC Number: 432429100
Language Note: Translated from the German.
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.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: edited by J.D. McClatchy.

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