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Title: Dr. Heidegger's Experiment Title Record # 80383
Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
Date: 1837-01-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: First published (under the title "The Fountain of Youth") in the Knickerbocker Magazine, January 1837.
Synopsis: Dr. Heidegger has a vase containing water from the Fountain of Youth. Four elderly friends of his wish to taste it, saying that if they became young again they would avoid the mistakes of their youth. But as soon as they are rejuvenated they begin to act just as foolishly as ever.
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1837 The Fountain of Youth [as by uncredited]
Year Language Title
1964 Italian L'esperimento del dottor Heidegger
1973
  • Title means "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment".
  • Romanian translation by Mihai Rădulescu and Grigore Năstase.
Romanian
Experința doctorului Heidegger?Experintsa doctorului Heidegger
Experinta doctorului Heidegger
1973Translated by Marc Logé.
French L'expérience du docteur Heidegger
1973Translated by Leni Sobez
German Dr. Heideggers Experiment
1976 Italian L'esperimento del dott. Heidegger
1980
  • Romanian translation by Maria-Ana Tupan.
  • Although this does not appear in the sources, this must be an excerpt from Septimius: A Romance, aka Septimius Felton; or, the Elixir of Life.
Romanian
Elixirul vieții?Elixirul vietii
2015Unknown French translator.
French L'expérience du docteur Heidegger

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Twice-Told Tales 1837-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne American Stationers Co.     334
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Knickerbocker, January 1837 1837-01-00 ed. Editors of The Knickerbocker Clark and Edson      
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
mag  
Twice-Told Tales 1842-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne James Munroe      
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Little Masterpieces 1898-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Doubleday & McClure     x+
192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Twice-Told Tales 1907-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Houghton Mifflin     ix+
597
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Hawthorne 1922-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Doubleday, Page & Company     x+
152
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Weird Tales, August 1925 1925-08-00 ed. Farnsworth Wright Popular Fiction Publishing Co.   $0.25 148
pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
mag Andrew Brosnatch  
A Century of Thrillers: From Poe to Arlen 1934-00-00 ed. uncredited Daily Express Publications     1087
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Complete Novels and Selected Tales of Nathaniel Hawthorne 1937-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Modern Library (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books)     xvi+
1223
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
The Great American Stories 1943-04-00 ed. uncredited Gulliver Books (Gulliver Pocket Library. Famous Stories of All Times #15)   1/- 48
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth  
Seven Strange Stories 1943-12-00 ed. John L. Hardie Art & Educational Publishers   1/3 80
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
Twenty-Two Strange Stories 1946-00-00 ed. John L. Hardie Art & Educational Publishers   8/6 280
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Short Stories 1948-00-00 ed. Henry Christ, Jerome Shostak Oxford Book Co.   $2.08 429
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Snapdragon: A Collection of Queer Stories 1955-00-00 ed. Mervyn Savill Arthur Barker   12/6 235
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Snapdragon: A Collection of Queer Stories 1955-00-00 ed. Mervyn Savill McClelland   C$2.50 235
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Snapdragon: A Collection of Queer Stories 1956-00-00 ed. Mervyn Savill Associated Booksellers   $3.00 235
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Celestial Railroad and Other Stories 1963-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Signet / New American Library (Signet Classic)     301
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Galassia #43 1964-07-01 ed. Roberta Rambelli Casa Editrice La Tribuna 43 300 Lit 224
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Enrique Checkmark
Magazine of Horror, November 1964 1964-11-00 ed. Robert A. W. Lowndes Health Knowledge, Inc.   $0.50 132
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Fred Wolters Checkmark
Twice-Told Tales 1965-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Airmont Books (Airmont Classics #66) CL66 $0.60 288
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
Beyond the Curtain of Dark 1966-10-00 ed. Peter Haining Four Square Books 1634 5/- 320
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Josh Kirby  
Tales of the Uncanny 1968-00-00 ed. Kurt Singer W. H. Allen 0-491-00002-2 30/- 286
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Oblong Box & Other Tales of the Uncanny 1970-00-00 ed. Kurt Singer Sphere Books (Sphere Occult) 0-7221-7853-0 5/- 158
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth  
Beyond the Curtain of Dark 1972-11-00 ed. Peter Haining Pinnacle Books P138Z $1.25 380
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
Beyond the Curtain of Dark 1972-11-00 ed. Peter Haining New English Library 0-450-01297-2 £0.40 320
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Bruce Pennington Checkmark
The Supernatural in Fiction 1973-00-00 ed. Leo P. Kelley McGraw-Hill (Patterns in Literary Art) 0-07-033497-8 $3.96 [iv]+
313
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Checkmark
Povestiri stranii: pagini antologice din literatura Anglo-Saxonă?Povestiri stranii: pagini antologice din literatura Anglo-Saxona
1973-00-00 ed.
Mihai Rădulescu?Mihai Radulescu
,
Grigore Năstase?Grigore Nastase
Editura Dacia (Scorpionul)     362
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth L. Bardocz  
La vieille fille blanche et autres contes fantastiques 1973-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Marabout (Bibliothèque Marabout - Fantastique #454)     249
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
Visionen des Grauens 1973-11-13 ed. Peter Haining Pabel (Vampir Taschenbuch #2) VTB02 DM 2.80 161
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Bruce Pennington Checkmark
Classic Ghost Stories by Charles Dickens and Others 1975-02-00 ed. uncredited Dover Publications 0-486-20735-8 $3.50 vi+
330
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
Tales of Mystery and the Unknown 1976-00-00 ed. Robert Potter Globe Book Company 0-87065-276-1   214
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Galassia #217 1976-07-01 ed. Gianni Montanari Casa Editrice La Tribuna 217 800 Lit. 158
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Bruce Pennington  
Regele visurilor: povestiri americane din secolul al XIX-lea 1980-00-00 ed. Maria-Ana Tupan Editura Albatros (Fantastic Club)     238
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Damian Petrescu  
Tales and Sketches 1982-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne The Library of America (The Library of America #2) 0-940450-03-8   1493
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Isaac Asimov Presents the Best Fantasy of the 19th Century 1982-12-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Beaufort Books 0-8253-0099-1 $15.95 368
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Twice-Told Tales 1989-10-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Reader's Digest 0-89577-332-5   335
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Lars Hokanson Checkmark
Isaac Asimov Presents the Best Fantasy of the 19th Century 1992-02-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Knightsbridge 1-56129-166-8 $4.95 316
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth  
Young Goodman Brown and Other Short Stories 1992-02-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Dover Publications (Dover Thrift Editions) 0-486-27060-2 $1.00 111
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Checkmark
Haunting Tales 1998-09-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Apple / Scholastic (Apple Classics) 0-590-76373-3 $1.95 86
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
Dr. Heidegger's Experiment and Other Stories 1999-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Köln: Könemann 3-8290-3100-9 $7.95 347
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll A. Bollett  
Twice-Told Tales 2001-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Modern Library (Modern Library Classics) 0-375-75788-0   xxiv+
405
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
Ideomancer, Vol. 1 Issue 5, May 2002 2002-05-00 ed. Chris Clarke, Amber van Dyk Decadent Moon   $0.00 [28]
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
mag Checkmark
Twice-Told Tales 2004-10-11 Nathaniel Hawthorne Project Gutenberg 13707    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Weird Tales, August 1925 2008-03-00 ed. Farnsworth Wright Girasol Collectables   $35.00 148
pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
anth Andrew Brosnatch Checkmark
The Snow-Image and Other Stories of the SuperNatural 2008-10-23 Nathaniel Hawthorne Tartarus Press 978-1-905784-09-7 £32.50 xvi+
417
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Hawthorne After Dark: 22 Strange Stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne 2009-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Coachwhip Publications 978-1-61646-003-7 $12.95 314
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
Twice-Told Tales 2010-08-06 Nathaniel Hawthorne Gray Rabbit Publications 978-1-60459-945-9 $11.99 312
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
The Collected Supernatural and Weird Fiction of Nathaniel Hawthorne: Volume 1 2011-12-12 Nathaniel Hawthorne Leonaur Ltd 978-0-85706-799-9 £22.99 544
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Collected Supernatural and Weird Fiction of Nathaniel Hawthorne: Volume 1 2011-12-12 Nathaniel Hawthorne Leonaur Ltd 978-0-85706-800-2 £14.99 544
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
Twice-Told Tales 2012-06-14 Nathaniel Hawthorne ReadHowYouWant 978-1-4250-3242-5 $19.99 440
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
Otherlands: Tales from the past: Volume 3 2015-02-00 ed. uncredited Otherland (Nouvelle(s) Génération)   €6.54 216
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
anth  
Twice-Told Tales date unknown Nathaniel Hawthorne Airmont Books (Airmont Classics #66) 0-8049-0066-3   288
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Tales and Sketches date unknown Nathaniel Hawthorne The Library of America (The Library of America #2) 0-940450-03-8 $39.50 1493
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
The Complete Novels and Selected Tales of Nathaniel Hawthorne date unknown Nathaniel Hawthorne Modern Library (Modern Library Classics)     xvi+
1223
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
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