St. Cecilia, or the Power of Music
"St. Cecilia, or the Power of Music" (German: Die heilige Cäcilie oder die Gewalt der Musik) is a short story by the German author Heinrich von Kleist. The story was written on October 27, 1810 a...
Music of the Future
"Music of the Future" (German: Zukunftsmusik) is the title of an essay by Richard Wagner, first published in French translation in 1860 as "La musique de l'avenir" and published in the original Ge...
Answering the Question: What is Enlightenment?
Answering the Question: What Is Enlightenment? (German: Beantwortung der Frage: Was ist Aufklärung?) is a 1784 essay by the philosopher Immanuel Kant. In the December 1784 publication of the Berli...
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Gödel's incompleteness theorems
Gödel's incompleteness theorems are two theorems of mathematical logic that establish inherent limitations of all but the most trivial axiomatic systems capable of doing arithmetic. The theorems, pro...
Der Stechlin
Der Stechlin is a novel by Theodor Fontane written between 1895 and 1897, and first published in the literary journal Über Land und Meer. It was published in book form in 1898. It is Fontane's second...
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The Life and Extraordinary Adventures of Private Ivan Chonkin
The Life and Extraordinary Adventures of Private Ivan Chonkin ("Жизнь и необычайные приключения солдата Ивана Чонкина", Zhizn i neobïchaynïe priklyucheniya soldata Ivana Chonkina, 1969-1975) and its s...
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The Artwork of the Future
"The Artwork of the Future" (German: Das Kunstwerk der Zukunft) is a long essay written by Richard Wagner, first published in 1849 in Leipzig, in which he sets out some of his ideals on the topics...
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An Anna Blume
An Anna Blume ("To Anna Flower" also translated as "To Eve Blossom") is a poem written by the German artist Kurt Schwitters in 1919. It has been described as a parody of a love poem, an emblem of the ...
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Annus Mirabilis papers
The Annus mirabilis papers (from Latin annus mīrābilis, "extraordinary year") are the papers of Albert Einstein published in the Annalen der Physik scientific journal in 1905. These four articles cont...
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Jackals and Arabs
"Jackals and Arabs" (German: "Schakale und Araber") is a short story by Franz Kafka, written and published in 1917. The story was first published by Martin Buber in the German monthly Der Jude. It ap...
Art and Revolution
"Art and Revolution" (original German title "Die Kunst und die Revolution") is a long essay by the composer Richard Wagner, originally published in 1849. It sets out some of his basic ideas about the ...
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On the Number of Primes Less Than a Given Magnitude
"Ueber die Anzahl der Primzahlen unter einer gegebenen Grösse" (usual English translation: "On the Number of Primes Less Than a Given Magnitude") is a seminal 10-page paper by Bernhard Riemann publish...
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Über die von der molekularkinetischen Theorie der Wärme geforderte Bewegung von in ruhenden Flüssigk...
"Über die von der molekularkinetischen Theorie der Wärme geforderte Bewegung von in ruhenden Flüssigkeiten suspendierten Teilchen" (English: "On the movement of small particles suspended in a stat...
Das Judenthum in der Musik
"Das Judenthum in der Musik" (German for "Jewishness in Music", but normally translated Judaism in Music; spelled after its first publications, according to modern German spelling practice, as ‘Judent...
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On Grace and Dignity
On Grace and Dignity (Über Anmut und Würde) is an influential philosophical essay published by Friedrich Schiller in the journal Neue Thalia in mid June 1793. It is his first major support for the phi...
Murke's Collected Silences
"Murke's Collected Silences" (German: Doktor Murkes gesammeltes Schweigen) is a short story by German writer Heinrich Böll, first published in the Frankfurter Hefte in 1955 and in English in 1963....
The Soul of a Horse
The Soul of a Horse (Mare With Foal) was a 1963 photo taken by the German photojournalist and Stern magazine staffer Peter Thomann which won countless praise all over the world and many awards.In the ...
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The Three Linden Trees
"The Three Linden Trees" (German: "Drei Linden") is a 1912 fairy tale by Hermann Hesse strongly influenced by the Greek legend of Damon and Pythias. The story, set in the medieval period, tries to exp...
The Bread
The Bread (Das Brot) is a short story by Wolfgang Borchert. The story takes places in 1945 post-war Germany where food was in short supply.
Borchert wrote the story in 1946. The story was publishe...
A Hunger Artist
"A Hunger Artist" ("Ein Hungerkünstler") is a short story by Franz Kafka first published in Die neue Rundschau in 1922. The story was also included in the collection A Hunger Artist (Ein Hungerkünstle...
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Heaven Has No Favorites
Heaven Has No Favorites (German: Der Himmel kennt keine Günstlinge) is a novel by the German writer Erich Maria Remarque. This novel is a story about passion and love with a background of automobi...
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Autobiographic Sketch (Wagner)
Richard Wagner's "Autobiographic Sketch" (in the original German, Autobiographische Skizze) was written in 1842. It is the composer's earliest autobiographical account.
Wagner wrote the "Autobiogr...
Little Herr Friedemann
"Little Herr Friedemann" (orig. German Der kleine Herr Friedemann) is a short story by Thomas Mann. Initially appeared in 1896 in Die neue Rundschau. Appeared in 1898 in an anthology of Mann's short s...
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Der Untergang der Titanic
Der Untergang der Titanic, or, in English, The Sinking of the Titanic, is an epic and allegorical poem by the German poet Hans Magnus Enzensberger, first published by Suhrkamp Verlag in 1978. The poem...
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Über quantentheoretische Umdeutung kinematischer und mechanischer Beziehungen
"Über quantentheoretische Umdeutung kinematischer und mechanischer Beziehungen" (English "Quantum theoretical re-interpretation of kinematic and mechanical relations") was a breakthrough paper in quan...
On Formally Undecidable Propositions of Principia Mathematica and Related Systems
Über formal unentscheidbare Sätze der Principia Mathematica und verwandter Systeme I ("On Formally Undecidable Propositions of Principia Mathematica and Related Systems I") is a paper in mathematical ...