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German Theater Before 1750: Sachs, Gryphius, Schlegel, and Others

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An illustrative selection of German dramas from the baroque age and the early Enlightenment (i.e. prior to Lessing), by Sachs, Gryphius, Schlegel, and others.
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Overview

An illustrative selection of German dramas from the baroque age and the early Enlightenment (i.e. prior to Lessing), by Sachs, Gryphius, Schlegel, and others.
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An illustrative selection of German dramas from the baroque age and the early Enlightenment (i.e. prior to Lessing), by Sachs, Gryphius, Schlegel, and others. Foreword by Martin Esslin. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826407030
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury
  • Publication date: 1/1/1992
  • Series: German Library Series , #8
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 5.44 (w) x 8.26 (h) x 0.82 (d)

Meet the Author

Martin Julius Esslin (1918-2002) was a Hungarian-born English playwright and critic best known for coining the term "The Theatre of the Absurd" in his work of that name (1962).

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Table of Contents

Foreword: Martin Esslin

Introduction: Gerald Gillespie

HROTSVITHA OF GANDERSHEIM

Dulcitius

Translated by Katharina Wilson

HANS SACHS

Fool Surgery

Translated by Martin W. Walsh

PAUL REBHUN

Susanna

Translated by M. John Hanak

ANDREAS GRYPHIUS

Leo Armenius

Translated by Janifer G. Stackhouse

DANIEL CASPER VON LOHENSTEIN

Sophonisba

Translated by M. John Hanak

JOHANN ELIAS SCHLEGEL

The Dumb Beauty

Translated by Andre Lefevere

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