Immensee (1849, revised edition 1851)

This is a lyrical tale in which a young man recalls how the love of his life married someone else.

Further Reading in English

D. A. Jackson, ‘In the Lion’s Den: Theodor Storm’s Immensee’, Oxford German Studies 14 (1983), 8-34

Wiebke Strehl, Theodor Storm’s Immensee: A Critical Overview (Columbia, SC: Camden House, 2000)

Andrew J. Webber, The Doppelgänger: Double Visions in German Literature (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996), pp. 295-97