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The Duel Heinrich von Kleist

The Duel

Heinrich von Kleist

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About This BookNo amount of wisdom could possibly make sense of the mysterious verdict which God intended through this duel.A new translation of a key work by one of European literatures most important early writers.One of the few novellasMoreAbout This BookNo amount of wisdom could possibly make sense of the mysterious verdict which God intended through this duel.A new translation of a key work by one of European literatures most important early writers.One of the few novellas written by the master German playwright, The Duel was considered by Thomas Mann and others to be one of the great works of German literature. The story of a virtuous woman slandered by a nobleman, it is a precise study of a subject that fascinated von Kleist: That people are sometimes seemingly punished for their very innocence.This Is An Enhanced eBookThis eBook contains Illuminations--additional curated material that expand the world of Kleists novella through text and illustrations--at no additional charge.Illuminations contains writings by Paul the Deacon - J.G. Millingen - Sir Walter Scott - Johann Ludwig Uhland - Miguel de Cervantes - Andrew Lang - John Carl Blankenagel - Louis and Regis Senac - Alfred Hutton - Fiore de Liberi and a collection of the twelve laws of chivalry.Illustrations include: Gerhard von Kugelgen - Johannes Gehrts - Jorg Breu Jungere and Pauls Hector Mair - Achilles Emperaire - George Muhlberg and others.Also included is The Duelists Supplement - The Art of Dueling: How To Shoot and Slash Your Way To Satisfaction which includes an entire facsimile scan of Fior de Liberis Flower of Battle.