The Resource The nutcracker, E.T.A. Hoffmann

The nutcracker, E.T.A. Hoffmann

Label
The nutcracker
Title
The nutcracker
Statement of responsibility
E.T.A. Hoffmann
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
The story that inspired the Tchaikovsky ballet is a magical tale of one little girl's decent into a dream-like world where the diabolical Mouse King rules Full of magic and childish wonder, this coming-of-age novella has something for everyone: beautiful dolls, ferocious battles, and dark undertones. Younger readers will be enchanted by this children's classic, while older readers will be intrigued to discover the background to the famous ballet libretto. It is Christmas Eve and little Marie has tired of her new presents, happily playing with a nutcracker instead. So when her brother Fritz breaks it, she is horrified, tenderly bandaging the little nutcracker with her ribbon and putting him to bed. When the clock strikes midnight, Marie is stunned to see an army of mice advancing, led by a seven-headed Mouse King. Her very own nutcracker leads the dolls and toys against the mouse army and a violent battle ensues. This timeless tale is full of the magic of Christmas, but is a delight to read at any time of the year. Its enduring popularity is testament to its originality and charm
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
833.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ8.H675
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The nutcracker, E.T.A. Hoffmann
Publication
Note
Translated from the German
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • netc
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title Page; Contents; foreword; chapter one: christmas eve; chapter two: the gifts; chapter three: the favourite; chapter four: wonders upon wonders; chapter five: the battle; chapter six: the sickness; chapter seven: the story of the hard nut; chapter eight: the story of the hard nut continued; chapter nine: conclusion of the story of the hard nut; chapter ten: the uncle and nephew; chapter eleven: the victor; chapter twelve: the puppet kingdom; chapter thirteen: the capital; chapter fourteen: the conclusion; biographical note; Advertisement; Copyright
Control code
ocn889523279
Extent
1 online resource (pages cm)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781780943831
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
2d8e684e-71ff-4915-a286-db547b212b11
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b33933261
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)889523279
  • pebc1780943830

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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