Das kalte Herz [Wilhelm Hauff] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Das Kalte Herz has 90 ratings and 3 reviews. Erika_kartmann said: Das Buch ist aus der ersten Hälfte des Jahrhunderts und heute weht freilich ein gan. Get this from a library! Das kalte Herz: Märchen. [Wilhelm Hauff; W H Van der Smissen].

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Refresh and try again. This time he asks for a big glass factory and enough money to run it.

Out of his mind with misery, Peter goes into the forest to hquff Dutch-Mike, who, unlike the glass-imp, is in league with the devil. Mike proves to be more generous than the glass-imp, but demands Peter’s heart as payment for his help. His new heart of stone can no longer feel empathy. When Peter sees his dead wife, he instantly regrets it. Published by Anaconda.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The third one will not be granted if his first two wishes are foolish. The man thanks her and says that such a good heart will be rewarded. In JanuaryHauff undertook the editorship of the Stuttgart Morgenblatt and in the following month married his cousin Luise Hauff, but his happiness was prematurely cut short by his death from typhoid fever on 18 November During the search for the little glass-imp, Peter comes across another forest spirit, the enormous and dangerous Dutch-Mike, who haunts the forest as an evil sorcerer on stormy nights.

Das Kalte Herz

What results from this longing is, as often seen in protagonists of Romantic works, self-destruction, since the riches Peter wished for crumble into misery and his longing degenerates into stinginess and spite. He returns to the Black Forest and goes to see Dutch-Mike in an attempt to reclaim his heart. Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page. Struggles of the young Hauff might be mirrored in the character of Peter Herzz, who is morally and mentally unstable and plagued by feelings of inferiority.


He shows Peter his collection of hearts and Peter realizes that many other great personalities of the Black Forest have traded their hearts for earthly wealth, among them Peter’s role model Ezekiel. Natalia Zaeva rated it really liked it Jan 27, Drawing on the myth of the “glass-imp”, Hauff presents the Romantic pursuit of happiness.

Other Romantic characteristics include the use of the mystical-eeriethe uncanny and folk tales. Instead he tells ddas how to trick the Dutch-Mike.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The little glass-imp refuses to grant the third wish immediately so that Peter has one for later.

This novel was the inspiration for Duke Ulrich’s heir, Duke Wilhelm of Urach, to rebuild the castle, which had fallen into disrepair, in accordance with Hauff’s description. Mike gives Peter even more money and advises him hezr find an occupation and to get married to relieve his boredom.

Janina rated it liked it Jul 26, Bertrand rated it it was amazing May 27, Soon Peter discovers that he cannot find joy in anything, he can neither laugh nor cry, nor feel any kind of love and he finds nothing is beautiful anymore. Please help improve this article by introducing citations to additional sources.

Peter is middle-aged and he follows the model of Erik Erikson identity and lifestyle at the stage of “generativity vs. Then he hears about a forest spirit living in the Black Forestthe little glass-imp, who also goes by the name of Schatzhauser. Despite taking over his late father’s charcoal factoryPeter Marmot who goes by the name Coal-marmot Peter is not content with the dirty, exhausting, low paying and low status work. Luca rated it really liked it May 20, Thanks for telling us about the problem.


This page was last edited on 1 Augustat In the beginning, Peter fails at these tasks. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Lists with This Book. Connections of this tale to the Romantic Era can be drawn.

But right off the bat, Peter’s first wish is foolish. Heart of Stone German: Now he regrets how his life turned out, but the little glass-imp reunites him with his mother and Lisbeth, who had come back to life. Peter says his heart and the feelings attached to it only hinder him in life, so he has no problem parting with it. The latter, a parody of the sentimental and sensual novels of Heinrich Clauren the pseudonym of Carl Gottlieb Samuel Heun, —became in the course of composition, a close imitation of that author’s style and was actually published under his name.

Retrieved from ” https: With the poem “Schatzhauser in the green firwood, thou art many hundreds of years old. During this literary period it was quite common to write prose in fairy tale form. Irindreams rated it really liked it Mar 31, Wilhelm Hauff was a German poet and novelist. In Das kalte Herz: When one day a small, old man drops in and asks for something to drink, Lisbeth, thinking nobody is watching her, offers him wine and bread.