Theodor Fontane
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Theodor Fontane : Literature and History in the Bismarck Reich

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This work, first published in Germany, is a historical biography of Theodor Fontane, a major German novelist of the late nineteenth century. Through his study of Fontane, Craig presents his perceptions of nineteenth-century German, and in particular Prussian, history.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 246 pages
  • 156 x 230 x 26mm | 498.95g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195128370
  • 9780195128376
  • 1,360,572

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The book that gave me most pleasure-long-term pleasure-right through the summer and autumn was Gordon A. Craig's Theodor Fontane. * Gabriele Annan in The Times Literary Supplement *show more

About Gordon A. Craig

Gordon A. Craig is J. E. Wallace Sterling Professor Emeritus of Humanities at Stanford University. His several highly regarded books include Germany, 1866-1945, The End of Prussia, and Politics of the Unpolitical. He is a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books.show more

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