Mittel-European love

Mittel-European

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  • Mittel-European, that melancholy wistful feel to the writing, something just out of reach, the unexplainable atmosphere of literature in translation.

    40 entries from May 2007

  • The restaurant's wine list is small and Mittel-European, with some decent options in the mid-two-figure range.

    NYT > Home Page

  • An die Musik Schubert's homage to the powers of music a woman in the balcony with a Mittel-European accent shouted, Adrianne, you Disclaimer

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • It was Germany, after all, that gave us the dark Mittel-European fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm, with their nightmarish forest settings, along with the story of 16-year-old Kaspar Hauser, the archetype of the boy from nowhere, who, in May 1828, appeared out of the blue on the streets of Nuremberg, barely able to speak.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Christmas in a chocolate box-y Mittel-European city.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • This gives the surreal scenario a tragic majesty that works in affecting counterpoint to its farcical, Mittel-European sitcom side.

    NYT > Home Page

  • If The Hives were a bit too cerebral for you, you'll enjoy this thick-riffed Mittel-European muck.

    NME.COM - News

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