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Hofmann, Gert

Works: 104 works in 658 publications in 18 languages and 8,880 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  One-act plays  History  Novels  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Other, Thesis advisor
Classifications: PT2668.O376, 833.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Gert Hofmann
Topodynamics of arrival : essays on self and pilgrimage by Gert Hofmann( )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travelling is the art of motion, motion results in moments of human encountering, and such moments manifest themselves in unsettling linguistic repercussions and crises of meaning. Places of arrival also function as inscriptions of such meaningful repercussions, inscriptions of the past crossing the present, of the other crossing the self. The contributions in this book explore places, rituals, texts and scriptures as religious or secular inscriptions ? ?topographies? ? of such ?arrivals.?Each arrival happens , and its very place manifests itself only as a momentous component of the process it
The parable of the blind by Gert Hofmann( Book )

49 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six blind beggars in 16th century Flanders--a ragged, profane, and irascible crew--find themselves waking to yet another grim day in the dark. Today, however, something is different. Today these men have an appointment with a painter: they have been hired as models, to pose for Pieter Bruegel's grotesque masterpiece-in-the-making, The Parable of the Blind
The spectacle at the tower by Gert Hofmann( Book )

46 editions published between 1982 and 1994 in 5 languages and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een echtpaar, op vakantie in Sicilië, raakt betrokken bij een openluchtspel waarin schijn en werkelijkheid, dood en leven dooreenlopen
Lichtenberg and the little flower girl by Gert Hofmann( Book )

34 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Goethe, Nietzsche, Schopenhauer, Kierkegaard, Wittgenstein, Tolstoy, Einstein - all praised the writings of Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742-1799), a mathematician, physicist and astronomer by profession, and an aphorist and satirist on the sly. In Lichtenberg and the Little Flower Girl, novelist Gert Hofmann weaves a fictionalized tale of Lichtenberg's real life romance with "the model of beauty and sweetness," Maria Stechard, a flower seller he meets one day near his laboratory in Gottingen."--Jacket
Our conquest by Gert Hofmann( Book )

33 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mit anhaltender Spannung erzählt Gert Hofmann die Geschichte einer Apokalypse in ihrer Kinderfassung. Der Tag, an dem sie sich ereignet ist der 8. Mai 1945"--Jacket
The film explainer by Gert Hofmann( Book )

60 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The arrival of talking films puts an end to the career of Karl Hofmann, a film explainer, the man who played the piano and interpreted silent films for the audience. The novel follows Hofmann as he places his services at the disposal of the emerging Nazi party
Luck by Gert Hofmann( Book )

32 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in 6 languages and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Luck is the story of a nuclear family: father, mother, daughter, and son. But all is not as it seems, for Mother is waiting for her new man to arrive. Everyone makes their own luck in this life! she tells her children. Father sits in his room, planning another novel. Why doesn't his writing sell? Is it just bad luck? Thomas Mann's first book was rejected five times, after all. Little sister is the lucky one: she gets to stay home. Then again, the son won't have to put up with Herr Herkenrath's annoying habits and his smelly feet. So maybe he is lucky. But will father and son really leave for Russdorf? Or is it Berlin? Or Africa?"
Before the rainy season by Gert Hofmann( Book )

25 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Veilchenfeld : Erzählung by Gert Hofmann( Book )

38 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in 7 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vu par deux enfants, la lente et fatale exclusion d'un juif "notre philosophe" dans un petit village allemand sous influence nazie avant-guerre. Récit bouleversant d'observation
The burgomaster by Gert Hofmann( Book )

20 editions published between 1963 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Balzac's horse and other stories by Gert Hofmann( Book )

46 editions published between 1981 and 1994 in 6 languages and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse: Personnages: 2 hommes
Unsere Vergesslichkeit : Roman by Gert Hofmann( Book )

12 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Vergessen lebenswichtiger Bezüge und das Nichtvergessenkönnen der Vergangenheit sind die polaren Grundthemen des allegorienreichen, literarischen Romans
Die Denunziation : Novelle by Gert Hofmann( Book )

33 editions published between 1979 and 1994 in 5 languages and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Het doorlezen van de papieren van zijn overleden tweelingbroer is voor een advocaat aanleiding tot een reeks van overpeinzingen waarbij hij heden en verleden door elkaar haalt
Tolstois Kopf : Erzählungen by Gert Hofmann( Book )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in German and French and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Des situations cocasses, qui prennent dans les mêmes mailles le dérisoire, la grandeur et le tragique. Drôle et caustique
Die Fistelstimme : Roman by Gert Hofmann( Book )

28 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een Duitse docent aan de universiteit van Ljubljana vertelt over zijn onzekerheid en zijn pogingen tot aanpassing in een hem niet gunstig gezinde stad
Plays in one act by Daniel Halpern( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gathers plays by Edward Albee, Christopher Durang, Vaclav Havel, Garrison Keillor, David Mamet, Arthur Miller, Joyce Carol Oates, Sam Shepard, Tom Stoppard, Wendy Wasserstein, and Lanford Wilson
Die Überflutung : 4 Hörspiele by Gert Hofmann( Book )

11 editions published in 1981 in German and English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zur Phänomenologie des Snobs : Erzählungen by Gert Hofmann( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in German and English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Weltmaschine : Erzählung by Gert Hofmann( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in German and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gert Hofmann : Auskunft für Leser( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in German and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verzameling artikelen over en van de Duitse auteur (geb. 1932)
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Lichtenberg and the little flower girl
Lichtenberg and the little flower girlOur conquestThe film explainerLuckBefore the rainy seasonPlays in one act
Alternative Names
Gert Hofmann deutscher Schriftsteller

Gert Hofmann Duits schrijver

Gert Hofmann écrivain allemand

Gert Hofmann escriptor alemany

Gert Hofmann escritor alemán

Gert Hofmann escrivan alemand

Gert Hofmann German writer

Gert Hofmann německý spisovatel

Gert Hofmann tysk författare

Gert Hofmann tysk skribent

Hoffmann, Gert

Hôfman, Gerṭ 1931-1993

Hofmann, Gert 1931-1993

Hofmann, Gert Kurt Karl‏ 1931-1993

Hop'ŭman, Kerŭt'ŭ 1931-1993

Герт Хофман

האפמאן, גרט, 1931-1993

הופמן, גרט

הופמן, גרט 1931-1993

جيرت هوفمان كاتب ألماني

호프만, 게르트 1931-1993

호프만, 게르트 칼트 카를 1931-1993