Item description for Briefwechsel: Kritische Ausgabe (Schriften Der Theodor Fontane Gesellschaft) by Theodor Fontane...
The correspondence between Fontane and Lepel is the main source for our knowledge of the young Fontane. It contains some 410 letters written between 1844 and 1884, which give insights into social, literary and political life in Berlin. The letters have been critically edited here for the first time from the mss., and are complemented by literary and journalistic writings by the two friends. The comprehensive commentary consists of notes and explanatory indexes. The commentaries on individual passages make use of both the research literature and unpublished archive material. The afterword provides an evaluation of the significance of the correspondence.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.3" Width: 6.6" Height: 3.4" Weight: 5.1 lbs.
Release Date Dec 30, 2006
Publisher Walter de Gruyter
ISBN 3110163543 ISBN13 9783110163544
Availability 0 units.
More About Theodor Fontane
Fontane was born in Neuruppin, thirty miles northwest of Berlin. Although he received recognition relatively late in life, he is now thought of as the greatest German novelist between Goethe and Thomas Mann.
Theodor Fontane was born in 1819 and died in 1898.