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Die Welt als Bühne und Darstellung
The World as Stage and Performance

The Life Played and the Play Lived in "Puss in Boots" by Ludwig Tieck

Author(s): Andrey Kotin
Subject(s): Theoretical Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Studies of Literature, German Literature, Philology, Theory of Literature
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: fairy tale; play; Romanticism; Ludwig Tieck
Summary/Abstract: The article focuses on the metamorphosis of the fairy tale "Puss in Boots", both in Perrault’s and Grimm Brothers’ versions, transformed into a theatrical performance by Ludwig Tieck, a legendary German Romanticist. The most important topics to be discussed in this context include those of literature and other art forms dealing with the play-like nature of reality and the multifunctional, interactive triad “Player–Spectator–Author.”

  • Page Range: 123-137
  • Page Count: 15
  • Publication Year: 2021
  • Language: English, German