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3 edition of literature of Germany. found in the catalog.

literature of Germany.

Robertson, John George

literature of Germany.

by Robertson, John George

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Published by Williams and Norgate in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • German literature -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesHome university library of modern knowledge -- 65
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT99 R6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256p.
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16354379M

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    Often regarded as Germany’s Shakespeare, no discussion of German literature would be complete without mentioning Goethe. Prone to illness as a youth, he initially pursued study in law. Yet, today he is mostly known for his versatile array of poetic works, which include both Author: Lily Cichanowicz. In new essays dealing with the most significant literary genres (the heroic epics, the romances, the love lyrics, and political poetry) and with broader political, social, and cultural issues (control of aggression, territorialization), this third volume of the 'Camden House History of German Literature' demonstrates how the emergence of a.


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