A Companion to the Works of Friedrich Schiller (Studies in by Steven D. Martinson

By Steven D. Martinson

Friedrich Schiller isn't basically considered one of Germany's best poets. he's additionally one of many significant German members to global literature. In Germany, Schiller celebrations and commemorations nonetheless play a job within the formation of public opinion, and the timeless phrases he gave to characters corresponding to Marquis Posa in Don Carlos and Wilhelm inform within the eponymous drama proceed to underscore the necessity for human freedom. Schiller cultivated desire within the actualization of ethical wisdom via aesthetic schooling and demanding mirrored image, resulting in his excellent of a extra humane humanity. whilst, he was once totally cognizant of the issues that attend numerous types of idealism. but for Schiller, eventually, love is still the gravitational heart of the universe and of human lifestyles, and past lifestyles and demise pleasure prevails. This selection of state of the art essays through many of the world's major Schiller specialists constitutes a milestone in scholarship that's really well timed in view of the 2 hundredth anniversary of the poet's dying in 2005. distinctive realization is given to either the paradigm shifts in Schiller's paintings in its improvement over the years and the indelible imprint of the early writings on his later works. The participants additionally stay delicate to the a number of degrees on which the poet was once operating. the quantity contains in-depth discussions of Schiller's significant dramatic and poetic works, his essays on aesthetics, and his actions as historian, anthropologist, and physiologist, in addition to of his relation to the ancients and of Schiller reception in twentieth-century Germany. participants: Steven D. Martinson, Walter Hinderer, David Pugh, Otto Dann, Werner von Stransky-Stranka-Greifenfels, J. M. van der Laan, Rolf-Peter Janz, Lesley Sharpe, Norbert Oellers, Dieter Borchmeyer, Karl S. Guthke, Wulf Koepke.

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Schiller: Eine Bildbiographie. Munich: Kindler, 1958. Intellectual-Historical Settings Schiller’s Philosophical Aesthetics in Anthropological Perspective Walter Hinderer F RIEDRICH SCHILLER, KNOWN FROM TIME TO TIME, both positively and negatively, as the German Shakespeare, was not only one of the greatest German playwrights but also one of the first modern European intellectuals. It is no accident that we find in his Über naive und sentimentale Dichtung (On Naïve and Sentimental Poetry, 1795–96) a kind of aesthetics of modernity, one that left visible traces in the theoretical writings of the Early Romantics.

Schiller and “Alienation”: A Problem in the Transmission of His Thought. Bern: Peter Lang, 1981. Saranpa, Kathy. Schiller’s “Wallenstein,” “Maria Stuart,” and “Die Jungfrau von Orleans”: The Critical Legacy. Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2002. Schiller: Aspekte neuerer Forschung. ” 1990. Schiller, Johann Kaspar. Betrachtungen über landwirtschaftliche Dinge in dem Herzogthum Württemberg, ausgesetzt von einem Herzoglichen Offizier. Stuttgart: Cotta, 1767–69. ———. Von der Baumzucht im Großen. Neustrelitz: Michaelis, 1793.

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