The Selected Prose Of Heinrich Von Kleist

by Heinrich von Kleist
The Selected Prose Of Heinrich Von Kleist
  • ISBN-13: 9780981955728
  • Author(s): Heinrich von Kleist
  • Translated by: Peter Wortsmann
  • Subject: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Group
  • Imprint: Archipelago Books
  • Publication Date: 20-05-2010
  • Format: p/b

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This amazing collection of Kleist's short fiction, novellas, essays and fragments gives readers an extraordinary and penetrating overview of the life and work of one of the most influential and unusual writers in the history of German literature. From 'The Earthquake in Chile', a damning invective against moral tyranny, to 'Michael Kohlhaas', an exploration of the violent price of justice, Kleist unrelentingly confronts the dangers of self-deception and the ultimate impossibility of existence in a world bound by absolutes.
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This amazing collection of Kleist's short fiction, novellas, essays and fragments gives readers an extraordinary and penetrating overview of the life and work of one of the most influential and unusual writers in the history of German literature. From 'The Earthquake in Chile', a damning invective against moral tyranny, to 'Michael Kohlhaas', an exploration of the violent price of justice, Kleist unrelentingly confronts the dangers of self-deception and the ultimate impossibility of existence in a world bound by absolutes.

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