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2 edition of history of German literature. found in the catalog.

history of German literature.

Robertson, John George

history of German literature.

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Published by W. Blackwood in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • German literature -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 625-702.

    ContributionsPurdie, Edna, 1894-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 720 p.
    Number of Pages720
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17637375M

    Works of this transitional period include The Ring c. The other important aspect of French courtly literature, the lyric poetry of the troubadourshas its direct German equivalent in the Minnesinger those who sing of Minne, an old word for 'love'. Nibelungenlied The other major epic from this remarkable decade, —10, takes the reader into a social and ethical world designed as the antithesis to that of the civilized, refined courtesy of the romance. This is evident in his letters and conversation as well as in his tracts. Parzival progresses from an unthinking brutality to a sensitive, compassionate humanity. On publication of Werther he breaks off contact with Goethe, ending the triangle which until then has continued in correspondence.

    Translation, gossip, and rumor emerge in her study history of German literature. book potent vectors of sociability that mediate international, national, and local concerns. The lover, held at bay by his lady, is made to polish his speech, his manners, and his virtues to a high standard of courtly excellence. Nevertheless, German literature has experienced three periods of established greatness: the high Middle Ages c. When his brother is finally unmasked, and his father found naked in a dungeon, the good son's evil deeds prevent his returning to normal life. As an object of ridicule, the Jew also made his entry into the Fastnachtsspiele Shrovetide plays. These works created a new structure for narrative and with it a new conception of the destiny of the hero: his education and gradual achievement of ethical perfection through making amends for shameful conduct, expunging guilt, resisting temptation, and avoiding behaviour conducive to tragic failure.

    The impact of the Bible itself has been traced to the earliest contact of the Germanic tribes with missionary Christianity. A number of elements from Arabian mythology and Persian mythology are now common in modern fantasysuch as geniesbahamutsmagic carpetsmagic lamps, etc. Although later than courtly epics such as the Chanson de Rolandthe poem retains the darkness and violence of its Germanic tribal origins. Karlweis Karl Weiss, —an Austrian railroad inspector who wrote popular comedies and short stories.


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Goethe, when a student in Strasbourg inis particularly impressed by the beauty of the city's cathedral. Hebrew and Yiddish Influences on the German Language As with English and French, so in the case of German, certain biblical terms entered the language at a fairly early stage, mainly through the writings of churchmen.

Parzival progresses from an unthinking brutality to a sensitive, compassionate humanity. The impact of the Bible itself has been traced to the earliest contact of the Germanic tribes with missionary Christianity.

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The first printed version of the Bible in Low German appeared in Years later she remarries, lures her family to visit, and exacts her revenge in a disastrous history of German literature. book that leaves thousands on both sides dead, including all the protagonists.

Kasparby Peter Handketakes its starting point in the story of the foundling Kaspar Hauser and his gradual acquisition of language and culture, showing him being browbeaten into learning German and becoming increasingly dehumanized in the process.

Conversely, History of German literature. book pathetic "Jewish" refrain in the poem "Gedaechtnisfeier" in the collection Romanzero"Nicht gedacht soll seiner werden," is taken directly from Luther's translation of Ezek. In her novella Die JudenbucheAnnette von Droste-Huelshoff told a grim tale of the avenging of the murder of a Jew, even inserting a cryptic Hebrew phrase into her story.

Feuchtwanger also wrote a celebrated trilogy based on the story of Josephus. Hamburg, a flourishing literary city in the late eighteenth century, was eventually relegated to the margins of German historiography, while Weimar, then a small town with an insular worldview, would become mythologized for not only its literary history but its centrality in national German culture.

Zohn, Wiener Juden in der deutschen Literatur ; H. His main purpose behind this science fiction work was to explain Islamic religious teachings in terms of science and philosophy through the use of fiction.

Hebrew loanwords also entered German at various periods. During the 19th century Jewish themes increasingly infiltrated German drama and fiction.

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