The Seduction of the Occult and the Rise of the Fantastic Tale

The Seduction of the Occult and the Rise of the Fantastic Tale

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This book examines the early development of the fantastic tale through the works of of the German romantics Ludwig Tieck, Achim von Arnim, and E. T. A. Hoffmann; the subsequent French rediscovery of the genre in works by ThAcophile Gautier and Prosper MAcrimAce; and Edgar Allan Poe's contributions to the literary form.The local guide completes his narrative by telling the visitor that the statue has broken his frienda#39;s leg, which might prevent him from ever again being one of the best tennis players in town. In the dialogue, the statuea#39;s characterization proceedsanbsp;...


Title:The Seduction of the Occult and the Rise of the Fantastic Tale
Author: Dorothea E. von Mücke
Publisher:Stanford University Press - 2003
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