“Peter Schlemihl,” one of the pleasantest
fancies of the days when Germany delighted in romance,
was first published in 1814, and was especially naturalised
in England by ass...
Adelbert von Chamisso is known as one of the German Romantics chiefly for his first major work, the novella Peter Schlemihl's wundersame Geschichte (Peter Schlemihl's Marvelous History, 1814; transla...