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Der Armer Spielmann

Novelle

Von Franz Grillparze

c1914 - Vienna - Anton Schroll & Co

4.5" by 3", 127 pp

 

 

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A pocket sized volume, with yellow paper covered boards. 

This is a German language text, written in black letter script.  Franz Seraphicus Grillparzer (January 15, 1791 January 21, 1872), an Austrian dramatic poet, was born in Vienna. 

Although Grillparzer was essentially a dramatist, his lyric poetry is in the intensity of its personal note hardly inferior to Lenau's;  and the bitterness of his later years found vent in biting and stinging epigrams that spared few of his greater contemporaries . As a prose writer, he has left one powerful short story, Der arme Spielmann (1848), and a volume of critical studies on the Spanish drama, which shows how completely he had succeeded in identifying himself with the Spanish point of view.

CONDITION

The binding of the text block is tight and firm, with both covers and all internal pages securely attached.  The internal hinges are strained but holding well.  The spine is detached but present.  The boards are slightly rubbed and faded.  Internally the pages are clean and bright. some of the illustrations have been coloured in.  There is ink writing to the title page and to the reverse of the same page.   Overall, this volume is in very good condition. 

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