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Deutschland, a Winter's Tale (1844) [Novel]
by Heinrich Heine Rating: Weighted - 6.7 / Average - 6.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

Written four years before the 1848 Revolution, Heine's Deutschland can be enjoyed as a funny read. In this "verse travelogue" Heine comments on the homeland he sees again after years of exile. Bull's-eyeing a number of targets--bourgeois lethargy, rampant Prussianism, phoney medievalism, German idealist philosophy--Europe's wittiest poet delightfully introduces the reader to "Germany's current ferment"--and to the idea that the value system of the German middle class helped to maintain social injustice and political oppression.

Original title: Deutschland, ein Wintermärchen
Original languages: German


Genre: PoetryEpic and Narrative Poetry
FictionGeneral FictionHumorSatire

Edition #1: Deutschland, a Winter's Tale

Deutschland, a Winter's Tale (1986)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: T. J. Reed
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Manifested in:

Deutschland, a Winter's Tale (1997)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Angel Classics
ISBN: 0946162581
Pages: 192
Notes: bilingual edition

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