/ (German fɔnˈtaːnə) /
Theodor (ˈteodoːr). 1819–98, German novelist and journalist; his novels include Vor dem Sturm (1878) and Effi Briest (1898)
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When the visitor entered, Rita put aside the latest publication by Fontane which she had been reading.Simon Eichelkatz; The Patriarch|Ulrich Frank
A pretty story is told by Fontane in his Life of Scherenberg.