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The World’s Wit and Humor: An Encyclopedia in 15 Volumes. 1906.

Vol. XII: German

Eulenspiegel’s Pranks. Current in the 15th Century. The Golden Horseshoes
Paying with the Sound of a Penny
The Schildburghers. Published in the 16th Century. The New Town Hall
Abraham a Sancta Clara (Ulrich Megerle). 1644–1709. The Donkey’s Voice
A Burdensome Wife
Hans Jakob Christoph von Grimmelshausen. 1625–1676. Origin and Rearing of Simplicius
Christian Fürchtegott Gellert. 1715–1769. The Patient Cured
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing. 1729–1781. Chevalier Riccaut de la Marlinière
The Ape and the Fox
Zeus and the Horse
The Raven
The Decorated Bow
The Peacocks and the Crow
An Academical Lover
Erich Raspe. 1736–1794. The Lion and the Crocodile
A Horse Tied to a Steeple
The Frozen Tunes
A Rather Large Whale
The Siege of Gibraltar
Gottfried August Bürger. 1747–1794. The Wives of Weinsberg
Matthias Claudius. 1740–1815. The Hen and the Egg
Friedrich von Schiller. 1759–1805. The Capuchin’s Sermon
Pegasus in the Yoke
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. 1749–1832. Satanic Advice to a Student
Bruin’s Embassy
August von Kotzebue. 1761–1819. Henriette’s Delinquency
Jean Paul (J. P. F. Richter). 1763–1825. The Calico Dress
Heinrich von Kleist. 1777–1811. Ready for the Inspector
Karl Arnold Kortum. 1745–1824. The Examination in Theology
Adelbert von Chamisso. 1781–1838. Sale of a Human Shadow
The Pigtail
Karl Julius Weber. 1767–1832. Satire in the Middle Ages
Heinrich Zschokke. 1771–1848. A Night Watchman as Prince
The Leg
Wilhelm Müller. 1794–1827. The Drunkard’s Fancy
Friedrich August Schultze (Friedrich Laun). 1770–1849. The Incognito
Wilhelm Hauff. 1802–1827. Doctor Schnatterer Lectures upon the Devil
Moritz Gottlieb Saphir. 1795–1858. Love at First Sight
Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm. Hare and Hedgehog
Clever Grethel
The Mouse, the Bird, and the Sausage
Widow Fox’s Suitors
Friedrich Rückert. 1788–1866. Artist and Public
August Kopisch. 1799–1853. The Great Crab of Lake Mohrin
Heinrich Heine. 1797–1856. The Town of Göttingen
The Disrespectful Guillotine
Hirsch’s Honesty
Marchese di Gumpelino
Moses Lump’s Religion
Equality of Man and Beast
Linguistic Education
Rewards Hereafter
The Song of Songs
An Asinine Election
Whims of the Amorous
Fritz Reuter. 1810–1874. Water Cure
Gustav Freytag. 1816–1895. Preparing for Publication
Joseph Viktor von Scheffel. 1826–1886. Temporal Power
Students’ Songs. Pope and Sultan
Gustav von Moser. 1825–1903. An Exacting Uncle
Wilhelm Raabe (Jacob Corvinus). 1831–1910. Hans at School
Wilhelm Busch. 1832–1908. Gunpowder as Tobacco
Julius Stinde. 1841–1905. In Society
Eduard Pötzl. 1851–1914. Art Criticism
Ludwig Fulda. 1862–1939. Connubial Bliss
George Sylvester Viereck. 1884–1962. The Modern Guinea-Pig