The Plays of Heinrich von Kleist: Ideals and Illusions

The Plays of Heinrich von Kleist: Ideals and Illusions

by Sean Allan
     
 

An accessible 1996 study of the plays of Heinrich von Kleist (1777–1811), whose work has been highly influential in contemporary German writing.See more details below

Overview

An accessible 1996 study of the plays of Heinrich von Kleist (1777–1811), whose work has been highly influential in contemporary German writing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521495110
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/26/1996
Series:
Cambridge Studies in German Series
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; Part I. The Young Kleist: 2. The quest for 'Glück'; 3. Die Familie Schroffenstein; Part II. Virtue Assailed: 4. Der zerbrochene Krug; 5. Amphitryon; Part III. Fictions of Femininity: 6. Penthesilea; 7. Das Käthchen von Heilbronn; Part IV. Kleist and the National Question: 8. Die Hermannsschlacht; 9. Prinz Friedrich von Homburg; 10. Conclusions; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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