Keyserling, Eduard, Graf von (āˈdōärt gräf fən kĪˈsərlĭng) [key], 1855–1918, German novelist. A member of an old and aristocratic family in the Baltic province of Courland, he depicts with delicate precision the life of his social class. Several of his novels have been translated— Beate und Mareile (1903; tr. The Curse of the Tarniffs, 1928), Dumala (1908; tr. Man of God, 1930), and Wellen (1911; tr. Tides, 1929).
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