Contes Bizarres  

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The Contes Bizarres is a collection of tales and novellas by Ludwig Achim von Arnim first translated by Théophile Gautier in 1856. They were picked up again in 1933 by André Breton who wrote a new preface and had it illustrated by Valentine Hugo.

They contain the following stories by Ludwig Achim von Arnim

  • Die Majoratsherren
  • Isabella von Ägypten. Kaiser Karl des Fünften erste Jugendliebe (Novelle), 1812 (French: Isabelle d'Egypte)
  • Marie Melück Blainville

Publishing history

  • Michel Levy - 1856
  • Cahiers Libres - 1933
  • Julliard, Coll. Littérature - 1964

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