E. T. A. Hoffmann


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Noun1.E. T. A. Hoffmann - German writer of fantastic tales (1776-1822)
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Given the fact that E. T. A. Hoffmann's writings have proved pivotal to discussions of music--musical listening, the idea of absolute music, the reception of church music, and above all, the music of Beethoven--readers may be surprised to learn that English-language music scholarship has lacked a book-length study of the musical thought of Hoffmann.
A bit harsh on Stephen Rumph's fine portrayal of Hoffmann as extending political language into music ("'A Kingdom Not of This World': The Political Context of E. T. A. Hoffmann's Beethoven Criticism," 19th Century Music 19, no.
Placed on a spectrum, this is a sketch that lies opposite from Charlton's portrait of Hoffmann the lawyer (E. T. A. Hoffmann's Musical Writings, p.