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Who is this Schiller now? : essays on his reception and significance

Author: Jeffrey L High; Nicholas Martin; Norbert Oellers
Publisher: Rochester, N.Y. : Camden House, 2011.
Series: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The works of Friedrich Schiller (1759-1805) - an innovative and resonant tragedian and an important poet, essayist, historian, and aesthetic theorist - are among the best known of German and world literature. Schiller's explosive original artistry and feel for timely and enduring personal tragedy embedded in timeless sociohistorical conflicts remain the topic of lively academic debate. The essays in this volume  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Friedrich Schiller; Friedrich Schiller; Friedrich Schiller; Friedrich Schiller; Friedrich Schiller; Friedrich von Schiller
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey L High; Nicholas Martin; Norbert Oellers
ISBN: 9781571134882 1571134883
OCLC Number: 657601462
Language Note: In English and German.
Description: xviii, 494 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1: Schiller, drama, and poetry --
pt. 2: Schiller, aesthetics, and philosophy --
pt. 3: Schiller, history, and politics --
pt. 4: Schiller reception, reception and Schiller --
pt. 5: Schiller now.
Series Title: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture.
Responsibility: edited by Jeffrey L. High, Nicholas Martin, and Norbert Oellers.

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New essays by top international Schiller scholars on the reception of the great German writer and dramatist, emphasizing his realist aspects.  Read more...

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