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Gänsemännchen. English by Jakob Wassermann

The GOOSE MAN

by JACOB WASSERMANN

Author of "THE WORLD'S ILLUSION"

_Authorized translation by_ ALLEN W. PORTERFIELD

[Illustration: Das Gaensemaennchen]

GROSSET & DUNLAP ~ _Publishers_ _by arrangement with_ HARCOURT, BRACE & COMPANY

NOTE

_The first chapter, "A Mother Seeks Her Son," and sections I and II of the second chapter, "Foes, Brothers, a Friend, and a Mask," were translated by Ludwig Lewisohn. The rest of the book has been translated by Allen W. Porterfield. The title, "The Goose Man" ("Das Gaensemaennchen"), refers to the famous statue of that name in Nuremberg._

COPYRIGHT, 1922, BY HARCOURT, BRACE AND COMPANY, INC.

PRINTED IN THE U. S. A.

CONTENTS

PAGE

A Mother Seeks Her Son 1

Foes, Brothers, A Friend and a Mask 23

The Nero of To-day 44

Inspector Jordan and His Children 65

Voices from Without and Voices from Within 97

In Memory of a Dream Figure 123

Daniel and Gertrude 153

The Glass Case Breaks 178

Tres Faciunt Collegium 204

Philippina Starts a Fire 239

Eleanore 277

The Room with the Withered Flowers 323

The Promethean Symphony 352

Dorothea 405

The Devil Leaves the House in Flames 435

But Aside, Who Is It? 455

THE GOOSE MAN

A MOTHER SEEKS HER SON

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