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August Wilhelm von Schlegel


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[probably] August Wilhelm von Schlegel : [probably] A Course of Lectures on Dramatic Art and Literature

'Friday Jany 28th. Rainy -- Read Irish Pamphlet & Travels before the Flood -- Also two chapters in Schlegel's Dramactic [sic] Criticism'.

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: Claire Clairmont      Print: Book


August Wilhelm von Schlegel : Uber dramatische Kunst und Literatur (extracts)

Elizabeth Barrett to Lady Margaret Cocks, 31 December 1832: 'I have had my hands & head full of a book called the Greek Theatre, composed in part of extracts, & edited by a Cambridge Student [...] In the body of the work, are extracts from Schlegel: so full of poetical & classical enthusiasm, that I should like to know something of the [italics]German[end italics] Schlegel!'

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: Elizabeth Barrett      Print: Book


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