His Life, His Dreams....
E.T.A. Hoffmann, often also called the “Ghost Hoffmann”, was one of the important writers and artist of the romantic era in Europe. He was a genius, who had the ability to write, compose and draw with his own characteristics and to catch the attention of many other artists and thinkers from his life time until present date.
This man, who was going to be the
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a Romantic writer he tended to add a very realistic character into his fantasy stories, which often had been influenced by his dreams and psychological condition. Contemporaries called him the “Romantic Realist of the Dream and Fantasy World”.
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