Publication: Tales of Hoffmann

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  • Publication: Tales of Hoffmann Publication Record # 383655
  • Authors: Hoffmann
  • Date: 1984-00-00
  • ISBN: 0-14-044392-4 [978-0-14-044392-9]
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Pub. Series: Penguin Classics
  • Price: £2.95
  • Pages: 411
  • Binding: pb
  • Type: COLLECTION
  • Title Reference: Tales of Hoffmann
  • Cover: Carl Spitzweg
  • Notes:
    • "Selected and translated with an introduction by R. J. Hollingdale" stated on the title page, below which is stated "With the assistance of Stella and Vernon Humphries, and Sally Hayward"
    • "This translation first published 1982" (over) "Reprinted 1984" stated on the copyright page.
    • The author is given only as "Hoffmann" on both the cover and spine of the book. Only the title Tales of Hoffmann is given on the title page. In the introduction, Hollingdale only refers to the author as "Hoffmann". There is no mention anywhere in the book for the full name of E. T. A. Hoffmann.
    • Based on the copyright stated for each story, "Doge and Dogaressa" was translated by Stella and Vernon Humphries, "Mademoiselle de Scudery", "The Entail", and "The Mines at Falun" were translated by Sally Hayward, and the four remaining stories were translated by R. J. Hollingdale.
    • The introduction is only credited at the end by the initials "R.J.H." and is dated "June 1980". Hollingdale is given the copyright for the introduction on the copyright page.
    • Other prices printed on the back cover: AUST. $6.95 / N.Z. $10.95 / CAN. $6.95 / U.S.A. $4.95
    • The cover art is not credited, but it is detail from Der arme Poet (The Poor Poet) (1839) by Carl Spitzweg
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