Goethe, Nietzsche, Schopenhauer, Kierkegaard, Wittgenstein, Tolstoy, Einstein... all praised the writings of Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742-1799), a mathematician, physicist and astronomer by profession, and an aphorist and satirist on the sly. In Lichtenberg and the Little Flower Girl, novelist Gert Hofmann weaves a wondrous fictionalized tale of Lichtenberg's real-life romance with the model of beauty and sweetness, Maria Stechard, a flower seller he meets one day near his laboratory in Gottingen. The greater part of ...

Lichtenberg and the Little Flower Girl 2007, New Directions Publishing Corporation, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780811216951

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Lichtenberg and the Little Flower Girl 2004, New Directions Publishing Corporation, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780811215688

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