August Wilhelm von Schlegel

Standard Name: Schlegel, August Wilhelm von

Connections

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Friends, Associates Joanna Baillie
On 11 May 1812 Henry Crabb Robinson recorded in his diary meeting JB and other women writers on a visit to Miss Benjers (Elizabeth Ogilvy Benger ). In his account of this pleasant evening...
Friends, Associates Germaine de Staël
In Germany she was celebrated as the author of Delphine. She met with Schiller , Goethe , Henry Crabb Robinson , and Schlegel , whom she persuaded to tutor her three living children.
Winegarten, Renee. Mme de Staël. Berg, 1985.
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Intertextuality and Influence Anna Brownell Jameson
The book is also a model of female erudition, peppered with foreign phrases, references to earlier Shakespeare critics, to the visual arts, and to other authors, including the ancient Greek dramatists and the German romanticists...
Residence Lucie Duff Gordon
In Bonn, LDG 's father studied Roman Law under Niebuhr and Schlegel in preparation for his upcoming appointment as Professor of Jurisprudence at the University of London .
Frank, Katherine. Lucie Duff Gordon: A Passage to Egypt. Hamish Hamilton, 1994.
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Ross, Janet, and Lucie Duff Gordon. “Memoir”. Letters from Egypt, Virago, 1983, pp. 1 - 17.
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Textual Production Germaine de Staël
French censors read the page proofs and decreed that all traces of the work should be destroyed. Appeals to Napoleon proved futile, of course. However, GS had the foresight to hide one set of proofs...
Travel Anna Brownell Jameson
Anna had previously travelled on the Continent with Sir Gerard Noel and his daughter.
Johnston, Judith. Anna Jameson: Victorian, Feminist, Woman of Letters. Scolar Press, 1997.
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The sculptor Behnes Burlowe had introduced her to Robert Noel , a cousin of Lady Byron . Noel in turn...

Timeline

5 September 1767
August Wilhelm von Schlegel , critic, was born in Hanover, which was then its own nation-state but is now part of Germany.
1798-1800
August Wilhelm and Friedrich von Schlegel published their periodicalDas Athenäum, the manifesto of the German Romantic movement.
By April 1815
August Wilhelm von Schlegel 's Lectures on Dramatic Art and Literature, published in German in 1809-11, were translated into English.
12 May 1845
German critic August Wilhelm von Schlegel died.