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Great German Short Stories (1960) [Anthology]
by Ilse Aichinger Gottfried Benn Heinrich Böll Georg Büchner Gerd Gaiser Georg Heym Wolfgang Hildesheimer Hugo von Hofmannsthal Heinz Huber Franz Kafka Gottfried Keller Heinrich von Kleist Thomas Mann Hans Erich Nossack Rainer Maria Rilke Adalbert Stifter Robert Walser Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Edited and with an introduction by Stephen Spender.


  • Introduction by Stephen Spender
  • Lenz by Georg Büchner
  • Brigitta by Adalbert Stifter
  • The Earthquake in Chile by Heinrich von Kleist
  • A Little Legend of the Dance by Gottfried Keller
  • A Tale of the Cavalry by Hugo von Hofmannsthal
  • The Autopsy by George Heym
  • Gym Period by Rainer Maria Rilke
  • "Gladius Dei" by Thomas Mann
  • In the Penal Colony by Franz Kafka
  • A Village Tale by Robert Walser
  • The Conquest by Gottfried Benn
  • The Bound Man by Ilse Aichinger
  • The Man with the Knives by Heinrich Böll
  • The New Apartment by Heinz Huber
  • The Meeting in the Hallway by Hans Erich Nossack
  • The Game of Murder by Gerd Gaiser
  • A World Ends by Wolfgang Hildesheimer

Original title: Great German Short Stories
Original languages: German


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

The following works are contained within this one:
     Earthquake in Chile, the (1807) [Short Story]
      Author: Heinrich von Kleist
     Lenz (1839) [Novella]
      Author: Georg Büchner
     Little Legend of the Dance, a (1872) [Short Story]
      Author: Gottfried Keller
     Gladius Dei (1902) [Short Story]
      Author: Thomas Mann
     In the Penal Colony (1919) [Short Story]
      Author: Franz Kafka
     Bound Man, the (1951) [Short Story]
      Author: Ilse Aichinger
     World Ends, a (1952) [Short Story]
      Author: Wolfgang Hildesheimer

Edition #1: Great German Short Stories

Great German Short Stories (1960)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Stephen Spender
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Great German Short Stories (1960)

ISBN: 0440331080

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