Definition of E. T. A. Hoffmann
1. Noun. German writer of fantastic tales (1776-1822).
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer
Lexicographical Neighbors of E. T. A. Hoffmann
Literary usage of E. T. A. Hoffmann
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Life of Ludwig Van Beethoven by Alexander Wheelock Thayer (1921)
"Chapter II The Years 1820 and 1821—End of the Guardianship Litigation—A Costly Victory—ETA Hoffmann—Financial Troubles—Adagios and English ..."
2. The American Short Story by Charles Alphonso Smith (1912)
"1 See Poe's William Wilson ; Hoffmann's Elixiere des Teufels and Poe's William Wilson (chap, iv of Palmer Cobb's The Influence of ETA Hoffmann on the Tales ..."
3. The German Element in the United States by Albert Bernhardt Faust (1909)
"Edgar Allan Poe, more clearly than Hawthorne, seems to reveal the influence of a particular author, viz., the versatile ETA Hoffmann,5 who combines so ..."