9 edition of The Plays of Heinrich von Kleist found in the catalog.
March 20, 2006
by Cambridge University Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||335|
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HEINRICH VON KLEIST was born in in Frankfurt, Germany, to a Prussian military family. He was placed into military service at fifteen, fought against the French, and resigned his commission at twenty-one. Unable to obtain a civil service job, he established one of Germany’s first daily newspapers, which failed, and he traveled extensively through a Europe engulfed by the Napoleonic Wars. Heinrich von Kleist () followed family tradition and became an army officer, but left in to study philosophy and maths. He seems to have been inwardly overwhelmed on discovering Kant's dictum of the ultimate unknowability of truth. Kleist's work was dominated by the tension between his inner certainty of the validity of the human soul life and the apparent impossibility of.
The plays are Concord, a comedy based on Kleists The Broken Jug; The Fall of the Amazons, a tragedy from the Kleist Penthesilea; and Wannsee, a tragicomedy, Bentleys rendering of Das Katchen von d is set in a courthouse during Pages: The thorough bibliography will be of help to scholars in the area. The general reading public will find the book a well written, readable introduction to the plays of Kleist." Philip Mellen, Germanic Notes and Reviews "Sean Allan's book will serve as an introduction to Heinrich von Kleist and his plays." Marjorie Gelus, MonatsheftePages:
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The dramatist, writer, lyricist, and publicist Heinrich von Kleist was born in Frankfurt an der Oder in Upon his father's early death in when he was ten, he was sent to the house of the preacher S. Cartel and attended the French Gymnasium/5. The book includes discussion of two plays usually neglected by scholars - Das Käthchen von Heilbronn and Die Hermannsschlacht.
All quotations are given in both German and English and full references are given to published English translations of Kleist's works as well as to the German originals. Five Plays Paperback – J by Heinrich von Kleist (Author) › Visit Amazon's Heinrich von Kleist Page.
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The Plays of Heinrich von Kleist: Ideals and Illusions Sean Allan This is a new and accessible study of the plays of Kleist (), an important and much-studied author whose work has been highly influential in contemporary German writing.
The thorough bibliography will be of help to scholars in the area. The general reading public will find the book a well written, readable introduction to the plays of Kleist." Philip Mellen, Germanic Notes and Reviews "Sean Allan's book will serve as an introduction to 5/5(1).
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Heinrich von Kleist () was virtually forgotten until the beginning of the twentieth century, when Rilke, Kafka, and Thomas Mann hailed him as a master of. Get this from a library. The plays of Heinrich von Kleist: ideals and illusions.
[Seán Allan] -- This is a new and accessible study of the plays of Heinrich von Kleist (), an author who ranks in importance with Goethe and Schiller in the nineteenth century and has been a major influence.
About Plays: Heinrich von Kleist The four plays presented here, two newly translated for this edition, are The Broken Pitcher, Amphitryon, Penthesilea, and Prince Frederick of Homburg.
As E.L. Docotorow says, 'a Kleist play may be set in ancient Greece, in Holland, or in seventeenth century Prussia, but the fortress of consciousness is where. Buy Plays: Heinrich von Kleist (German Library S.) by Walter Hinderer, Walter Hinderer (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(2).
Heinrich von Kleist, along with his older contemporaries Goethe and Schiller, was one of the great innovative forces in the early Romantic movement. By the time of his death in at the age of thirty-four — he made a suicide pact with a woman he barely knew — his modest output of seven complete plays and eight Novellen, or chronicle narratives, together with such critical essays as.
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Heinrich von Kleist is one of the most enigmatic figures in theatre history. Driven to suicide at the age of 34, he left behind him seven extraordinary plays.
Unperformed during his own lifetime, The Prince of Homburg is now regarded as von Kleist's masterpiece and is one of the most mysterious and beautiful plays of the nineteenth century. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.
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"You can send me to the scaffold, but I can make you suffer, and I mean to."Based on actual historic events, this thrilling saga of violence and retribution bridged the gap between medieval and modern literature, and speaks so profoundly to the contemporary spirit that it has been the basis of numerous plays, movies, and novels.
It has become, in fact, a classic tale: that of the honorable man 4/5(6). Plays. [Heinrich von Kleist; Walter Hinderer] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Heinrich von Kleist; Walter Hinderer.
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Although he was recognized for his immense gifts as a playwright by Christoph Martin Wieland and Johann Wolfgang Goethe, two of the most important literary figures of Kleist’s day, only three of his seven plays were performed during his lifetime.¹ Today Kleist’s plays are among the most popular.Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Heinrich Von Kleist - Three Plays: Prince Friedrich Von Homburg - The Broken Pitcher - Ordeal by Fire by Heinrich Von Kleist (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay!
Free shipping for many products! Heinrich von Kleist is one of the great neglected figures of European literature. His work is at once tragic, grotesque, hectic, tender, hilarious and heartbroken, a powerful current in that underground of European literature that includes Holderlin, Buchner, Diderot, Kafka, Rilke, Witold Gombrowiez, Thomas Bernhard, Paul Celan, Samuel Beckett, upon many of whom Kleist had a direct .