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The Nutcracker and the King of Mice

by E. T. A. Hoffmann

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Published by Orchard Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fairy tales

  • About the Edition

    Young Marie Stahlbaum falls in love with the handsome nutcracker Godfather Drosselmeier gives her family as a Christmas gift, and has adventures with him as he faces the monstrous, seven-headed Mouse King.

    Edition Notes

    Statementillustrated by Gail de Marcken.
    ContributionsDe Marcken, Gail, ill., Hoffmann, E. T. A. 1776-1822.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ8.H675 Nt 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22691143M
    ISBN 109780545037730
    LC Control Number2008048729

    (Though, of course, The Nutcracker and the Mouse King came decades before Alice.) Marie Stahlbaum is the heroine of The Nutcracker and the Mouse King. The book opens with Marie and her brother, Fritz, playing together and waiting, waiting, waiting for all the delights of Christmas.4/5.   The tale of Nutcracker, written by E.T.A. Hoffmann in , has fascinated and inspired artists, composers, and audiences for almost two hundred years. It has retained its freshness because it appeals to the sense of wonder we all this original version, a Marie worries about a beautiful Brand: CreateSpace Publishing.

    The Mouse King (also known as Rat King in some versions) is the main antagonist in the novel and ballet adaptation The Nutcracker. He is an oppressive ruler who wishes to rule over a magical kingdom where he comes from. He becomes successful as he transformed the prince into a Alias: Rat King Mouse King. The Nutcracker (Russian: Щелкунчик, tr. Shchelkunchik listen (help info)) is an two-act ballet ("fairy ballet"; Russian: балет-феерия, balet-feyeriya), originally choreographed by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov with a score by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Op. 71). The libretto is adapted from E. T. A. Hoffmann's story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King".

    Godpapa Drosselmeier, who once served as the royal court's inventor, recounts to Marie a tale of the trickery of Dame Mouserink, the Queen of Mice. The Nutcracker (Board Book) by Don Daily JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. Though many children are familiar with the Nutcracker ballet, Schulman's (The 20th Century Children's Book Treasury) more complete version of Hoffman's "The Nutcracker and the King of Mice" will keep young readers on their toes.4/5(3).


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The Nutcracker and the King of Mice by E. T. A. Hoffmann Download PDF EPUB FB2

This eye-opening new volume presents two of the tale's earliest versions, both in new translations: E.T.A. Hoffmann's Nutcracker and Mouse King (), in which a young girl is whisked away to the Land of Toys to help her animated nutcracker defeat the Mouse King, and Alexandre Dumas's adaptation, The Tale of the Nutcracker, based on Hoffmann's popular work.

Irresistible tales of magic, mystery, /5(41). This eye-opening new volume presents two of the tale's earliest versions, both in new translations: E.T.A.

Hoffmann's Nutcracker and Mouse King (), in which a young girl is whisked away to the Land of Toys to help her animated nutcracker defeat the Mouse King, and Alexandre Dumas's adaptation, The Tale of the Nutcracker, based on Hoffmann's popular work. Irresistible tales of magic, mystery, and Reviews: The King of Mice, by the way, is a nightmare-inducing seven-headed fiend.

Renée Graef's warm, old-fashioned artwork softens the scarier aspects of this exciting edition of The Nutcracker, which includes a full-length CD featuring Tchaikovsky's music and a narration of the story by celebrated actress Claire Bloom. Schulman's version is bound to become a happy holiday tradition for the entire s:   In this original version, a Marie worries about a beautiful nutcracker that's been broken.

At night, she goes to check up on it. To her surprise, it has come alive, and a story-within-the-story begins: armies of mice and toy soldiers battle in what is either the child's delirious nightmare, or perhaps another reality into which she wanders/5(7).

He is best known for his writing, and The Nutcracker and the Mouse King is one of his most famous stories/5(24). Hoffman went on to produce a great range of both literary and musical works.

Probably Hoffman's most well-known story, produced inis 'The Nutcracker and the Mouse King', due to the fact that – some seventy-six years later - it inspired Tchaikovsky's ballet The Nutcracker. The Nutcracker and the Mouse King "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" is a story written in by German author E.

Hoffmann, in which young Marie Stahlbaum's favorite Christmas toy, the Nutcracker, comes alive and, after defeating the evil Mouse King in battle, whisks her away to a magical kingdom populated by dolls. Nutcracker and Mouse-king by Hoffmann, E. (Ernst Theodor Amadeus), ; Saint Simon, Mrs., trPages: This book untitled The Nutcracker and Mouse King (Fantasy and Horror Classics) to be one of several books this best seller in this year, honestly, that is because when you read this e-book you can get a lot of benefit on it.

You will easily to buy this kind of book in the book shop or. Category Entertainment; Song The Nutcracker, Op. 6, Departure of the Guests - Night; Artist The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King study guide contains a biography of E.T.A. Hoffman, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.

About The Nutcracker and the Mouse King. Unable to sell a mouse audience on a ballet with evil mice, they create a "mouse friendly" version of the Nutcracker, which adds the element of romance between Clara and the Mouse King. The book includes matching scenarios of these two Nutcracker ballets.5/5(8).

The tale of Nutcracker, written by E.T.A. Hoffmann inhas fascinated and inspired artists, composers, and audiences for almost two hundred years.

It has retained its freshness because it appeals to the sense of wonder we all share.4/5(). The Nutcracker and the Mouse King The Nutcracker and the Mouse King (German: Nussknacker und Mausekönig) is a story written inby E. Hoffmann in which young Marie Stahlbaum's favorite Christmas toy, the Nutcracker, comes alive and, after defeating the evil Mouse King in battle, whisks her away to a magical kingdom populated by dolls.

Book Overview Acclaimed illustrator Gail de Marcken brings to life the classic Christmas tale, THE NUTCRACKER AND THE KING OF MICE In this gorgeous telling of The Nutcracker, Gail de Marcken brings E.T.A.

Hoffmann's richly enchanting world to by: 1. The Nutcracker and the Mouse King (German: Nussknacker und Mausekönig) is a story written in by E. Hoffmann in which young Marie Stahlbaum's favorite Christmas toy, the Nutcracker, comes alive and, after defeating the evil Mouse King in battle, whisks her.

Now, in this glorious new edition, acclaimed children's book author and editor Janet Schulman returns to the source'E.T.A. Hoffmann's “The Nutcracker and the King of Mice.” Here we meet Marie, her Nutcracker, the Sugar Plum Fairy, and all the other delightful characters, and we discover the answers to questions left unanswered by the ballet.

Synopsis The Nutcracker is a Christmas story about a little girl named Maria and her wooden doll, the Nutcracker, who becomes alive to fight the evil seven-headed Mouse King.

His mixed success leads to the lasting enmity between the Nutcracker and seven-headed Mouse-King — Dame Mouserink's son — a conflict that only Marie can help resolve.

One of the world's greatest fantasy writers and a major figure in late German Romanticism, Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann (–) created extraordinary works of poetry and supernatural fiction/5(99). Nutcracker Fantasy (くるみ割り人形, Kurumiwari Ningyō, Nutcracker) is a Japanese stop motion animated film produced by Sanrio, very loosely based on Tchaikovsky's ballet The Nutcracker and E.T.A.

Hoffmann's story The Nutcracker and the Mouse is directed by Takeo Nakamura and written by Shintaro Tsuji, Eugene A. Fournier and Thomas ed by: Walt deFaria, Mark L.

Rosen, Atsushi. The Nutcracker is the main protagonist of the fairy tale, "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King". History. Hoffmann's story begins on Christmas Eve at the Stahlbaum house. Marie, seven, and her brother Fritz, eight, sit outside the parlor speculating about what kind of present their godfather Drosselmeyer, who is a clockmaker and inventor, has made for them.Nutcracker and Mouse King and the Tale of the Nutcracker book.

Read 83 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The original stories behin /5.Brett Helquist’s black-and-white drawings (usually one per chapter) bring the mice and their activities to life, and a subplot involving nine-year-old human child Irina adds to the book’s appeal.

With a forward summarizing the original Nutcracker and an afterword recapping Esmeralda’s mouse-centric version, this is perfect for balletomanes and mice fans alike.