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Friedrich Gerstäcker

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1816–72),

German adventurer and author, arrived in the U.S. in 1837, and spent several years wandering about the country in various capacities, writing about his adventures after...

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Friedrich Gerstäcker

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1816–72),

German adventurer and author, arrived in the U.S. in 1837, and spent several years wandering about the country in various capacities, writing about his adventures after...

See overview in Oxford Index

Gerstäcker, Friedrich

Luke Springman.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 318 words.

(1816–1872), prolific German author of travelogues and exotic novels. Born in Hamburg, Gerstäcker was the son of a

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Gerstäcker, Friedrich (1816–72)

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 123 words.

(1816–72),

German adventurer and author, arrived in the U.S. in 1837, and spent several years wandering about

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Gerstäcker, Friedrich (1816–72)

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). 283 words.

(Hamburg, 1816–72, Brunswick),

the son of an operatic tenor, went to the USA in 1837, where he lived

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The Mirage of the New World: Eveline Hasler's Ibicaba, das Paradies in den Köpfen

Barbara Burns.

in Forum for Modern Language Studies

January 2008; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Literature. 6432 words.

Abstract

Eveline Hasler's historical novel Ibicaba, das Paradies in den Köpfen (1985) concerns the emigration of a group of Swiss citizens to Brazil in 1855....

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