19th-Century German Stories

Web editions for language learning & literary study

Welcome to the new home for German Stories. All new posts will be available on this site. 

This site has offered since 1994 a selection of short narrative works in German from the late 18th to the end of the 19th centuries, featuring verified texts from documented editions and, whenever possible, English translations. Unless otherwise noted, all content of the site is available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. All stories posted before October 2021 are available in the archive linked below.

Read the archive of German Stories