WordNerds: How many of these German words used in English literature could you define?

Aside

Most editors are familiar with Leitmotiv, but what about Knittelvers or Wahlverwandtschaft? Take a look at this post from one of my favourite online writers. You can follow her on Twitter @miette.

http://miettecast.tumblr.com/post/36813650906/the-elective-affinities

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