In conceiving Der goldne Topf; The Golden Pot as a tale, Hoffmann follows the E.T.A. Hoffmann, The Golden Pot and Other Tales (Oxford: Oxford University. “The Golden Flower Pot” is one of Hoffmann’s longer, and more critically Labels: E. T. A. Hoffmann, Romanticism, Tales of Hoffmann. The Golden Pot and Other Tales. E. T. A. Hoffmann Edited and translated by Ritchie Robertson. September ISBN: pages. Paperback.

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What I mean is, is there some other literary history Hoffmann is drawing from that I’m unaware of? Mostly, though, reading it from the point of view of e.t.a.hofmann 20th centu—oh, shoot: Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. It’s not hard to come across books especially children’s books, though by no means limited to that genre that attempt to involve and implicate the reader in tye way or another.

Was Hoffmann being extremely clever, or was this just totally random?

Tasha rated it really liked it Oct 11, It is as though a wondrous kingdom has opened itself to me, a kingdom that originates within me and, as it takes shape, removes me from the stress of external events. If you have had such dreams, you will understand the Student Anselmus’s woe and will feel it keenly enough; but if you have not, then your flying imagination, for the sake of Anselmus and me, will have to be obliging enough to enclose itself for a few moments in the crystal.


Deutscher Klassiker Verlag,pp. So now there’s this tie between Veronica and the witch that, at the time, the reader is left to puzzle over. First, I should say that neither of these stories would be very remarkable if they were written today.

The Golden Pot and Other Tales

As would your writing competition suggestion. I actually read Thomas Carlyle’s translation, downloaded from Googlebooks – which is missing a page and has goldeb flaws. Also the final story is a fitting way to end the book.

Might be worth a try, though. No trivia or quizzes yet. Who knows, maybe they wrote similar stuff?

Dust & Corruption: Tales of Hoffmann: The Golden Flower Pot

I want to read some of the other stories. He’s gratified when later she e.t.a.hfofmann out to be human, but he sees this snake and falls in love.

In the penultimate vigil of the novella, Veronika accepts a marriage proposal from Heerbrand, who meanwhile has become a Court Councilor. The Archivist warns him explicitly that he must not spot any of the originals with ink from his pen.

The Golden Pot and Other Tales – E. T. A. Hoffmann – Google Books

Retrieved from ” https: The first time he pisses in it he is transformed into a meerkatetc. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He promises to marry her as soon as he becomes a Court Councilor. Hoffmann was a Romantic author of fantasy and horror, a jurist, composer, music critic, draftsman and caricaturist.


Jan 31, Miriam Cihodariu rated it it was amazing Shelves: Aug 04, Laissez Farrell marked it as to-read. I only read “The Sandman” for class but it was pretty good.

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Let me dispense with a couple of possibilities right away: On the other hand, this might be too much work ths too little reward. This is the must everyone should read! He had tremendous imagination.

The Golden Pot

August Learn how and when to remove this template message. Sadly, I think Dunsany in particular has had his reputation suffer from this association with the modern fantasy genre and by suffer, I mean dwindle into nothingness.

Hoffmann Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmannwas a German Romantic author of fantasy and horror, a jurist, composer, music critic, et.a.hoffmann and caricaturist. The situation is effectively “resolved” when, at the end, Veronica repudiates witchcraft and dark magic as “un-Christian”, and agrees to put it behind her when she marries Hofrath Heerbrand.