Prose Fiction


Short story; Erzählung

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Erstdruck: (anonym) in: Morgenblatt für gebildete Stände, Stuttgart (Cotta) 1857, Nr. 42–45; erste Buchausgabe in: Ausgewählte Novellen, 1. Band, Berlin (Franz Duncker) 1868.


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Leipzig : Insel Verlag