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Adelbert von Chamisso

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1781–1838)

German zoologist and poet, chiefly remembered for his story Peter Schlemihls wundersame Geschichte (1814: The Strange Story of Peter Schlemihl) whose hero sells his...

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Adelbert von Chamisso

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1781–1838)

German zoologist and poet, chiefly remembered for his story Peter Schlemihls wundersame Geschichte (1814: The Strange Story of Peter Schlemihl) whose hero sells his...

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Chamisso, Adelbert von (1781–1838)

Edited by Dinah Birch and Katy Hooper.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 61 words.

German zoologist and poet, chiefly remembered for his story Peter Schlemihls wundersame Geschichte (1814: The Strange Story of Peter Schlemihl...

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Chamisso, Adelbert von (1781–1838)

Edited by Dinah Birch.

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 61 words.

chiefly remembered for his story Peter Schlemihls wundersame Geschichte (1814: The Strange Story of Peter Schlemihl) whose hero sells his shadow to a devil figure, a mysterious man in a...

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Chamisso, Adelbert von (1781–1838)

in The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mythology and Folklore. 251 words.

His family fled France during the French Revolution and settled in Berlin in 1796, where he became page to

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Chamisso, Adelbert von (1781–1838)

in The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

January 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mythology and Folklore. 254 words.

His family fled France during the French Revolution and settled in Berlin in 1796, where he became page to the Prussian queen and then an officer in the Prussian army, participating in the...

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Chamisso, Adelbert von (1781–1838)

Edited by Henry Garland and Mary Garland.

in The Oxford Companion to German Literature

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (European). 489 words.

(Boncourt, Champagne, 1781–1838, Berlin),

born a French subject of noble descent, fled from the Revolution as a boy of

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Peter Schlemihls wundersame Geschichte

Edited by Henry Garland and Mary Garland.

in The Oxford Companion to German Literature

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (European). 204 words.

a story by Adelbert von Chamisso, published in 1814. The preface indicates that it was written in Kunersdorf

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Peter Schlemihls wundersame Geschichte

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A story by Adelbert von Chamisso, published in 1814. The preface indicates that it was written in Kunersdorf (1813).

Young Peter Schlemihl approaches a wealthy merchant with a...

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