Fortunatus 1509

Fortunatus (1509)

The first complete translation into English of the editio princeps.

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Ludwig Bechstein                         Das Deutsche Maerchenbuch / Das Neue Deutsche Maerchenbuch /

(1801-1860)                                              The Folk and Fairy Tales of Ludwig Bechstein  


Ludwig Aurbacher                         A Little Folk-Book (Selections) /

(1784-1847)                                              The Seven Swabians, and Other Tales  


Adalbert von Chamisso                         Die wundersame Geschichte von Peter Schlemihl /

(1781-1838)                                              The Wonderful History of Peter Schlemihl (as a PDF file) 


Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff            Aus dem Leben eines Taugenichts /

(1788-1857)                                                From the Life of a Good-for-Nothing (PDF file)

                                                                   Das Marmorbild /

                                                                   The Marble Statue (PDF file)


E.T.A. Hoffmann                                    Klein Zaches genannt Zinnober /

(1776-1822)                                                Little Zaches, Great Zinnober (PDFfile)




Johannes von Tepl                                   Der Ackermann und der Tod /

                                                                   The Husbandman and Death (as a PDF file)

Haiku                                   If your browser supports Japanese script, click here /

                                               If your browser does not support Japanese script, click here



Friedrich Schiller                                     Wilhelm Tell /

                                                                   William Tell


All Translations © Michael Haldane 2022