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The Marquise of O and Other Stories
by Heinrich Von Kleist and David Luke and Nigel Reeves




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The late stories by an influential writer of singular talent

Between 1799, when he left the Prussian Army, and his suicide in 1811, Kleist developed into a writer of unprecedented and tragically isolated genius. This collection of works from the last period of his life also includes 'The Earthquake in Chile, ' 'Michael Kohlhaas, ' 'The Beggarwoman of Locarno, ' 'St. Cecilia or The Power of Music, ' 'The Betrothal in Santo Domingo, ' 'The Foundling, ' and 'The Duel.'

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

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Overview

The late stories by an influential writer of singular talent

Between 1799, when he left the Prussian Army, and his suicide in 1811, Kleist developed into a writer of unprecedented and tragically isolated genius. This collection of works from the last period of his life also includes 'The Earthquake in Chile, ' 'Michael Kohlhaas, ' 'The Beggarwoman of Locarno, ' 'St. Cecilia or The Power of Music, ' 'The Betrothal in Santo Domingo, ' 'The Foundling, ' and 'The Duel.'

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780140443592
  • ISBN-10: 0140443592
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
  • Publish Date: September 1978
  • Page Count: 320
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 7.7 x 5 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds

Series: Penguin Classics

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