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Leiningen versus the Ants (Short Story)

  • German: Leiningens Kampf mit den Ameisen
  • Type: Short Story

Leiningen versus the Ants is a 1938 short story by German author Carl Stephenson. - AsNotedIn

"Unless they alter their course and there's no reason why they should, they'll reach your plantation in two days at the latest."

Leiningen sucked placidly at a cigar about the size of a corncob and for a few seconds gazed without answering at the agitated District Commissioner. Then he took the cigar from his lips, and leaned slightly forward. With his bristling grey hair, bulky nose, and lucid eyes, he had the look of an aging and shabby eagle. Carl Stephenson, Leiningen Versus the Ants




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Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1938/00/00 "Leiningens Kampf mit den Ameisen" von Carl Stephenson erscheint in deutscher Sprache.
1938/12/00 Carl Stephenson (author) Author "Leiningen versus the Ants" by Carl Stephenson, translate into English, probably Stephenson, is published in Esquire.
1938/12/00 Esquire Publisher "Leiningen versus the Ants" by Carl Stephenson, translate into English, probably Stephenson, is published in Esquire.

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Particulars for Leiningen versus the Ants (Short Story):
Biological rank: Family Ant a small insect, often with a sting, that usually lives in a complex social colony with one or more breeding queens. It is wingless except for fertile adults, which often form large mating swarms, and is proverbial for industriousness.
Narrative Arts Fiction prose literature, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people
Narrative Arts Narrative Prose ordinary written language which tells a story
Agriculture Plantation an estate on which crops such as coffee, sugar, and tobacco are cultivated by resident labor.
Art Type Short Story short form narrative fiction

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Original Language: German



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