Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

Standard Name: Schiller, Johann Christoph Friedrich von


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Education Dora Russell
Here Dora became passionate about Goethe and Schiller , Mendelssohn and Schubert , and about theatre in general.
Education Julia Ward Howe
Although she briefly attended young ladies' schools, JWH was mainly educated at home. She was tutored by Joseph Cogswell , who would go on to head the Astor Library . Under his instruction she mastered...
Education Anna Swanwick
At home her mother had read to her daughters, while they sewed, Greek and Roman history, and writers like Pope , and Cowper . At four Anna could recite long passages from Milton 's L'Allegro...
Education Vernon Lee
Violet also had several German and Swiss governesses. Marie Krebs Schülpbach , who taught her at Thun in Switzerland when Violet stayed there in 1866-9, was especially influential: they read theGrimms , Goethe ...
Education Jane Welsh Carlyle
But by the end of his first visit, Jane Welsh agreed to allow Carlyle to supervise her reading, and on his departure he provided her with a list of books by authors including Tasso ,...
Education Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence
After Greystone House, Emmeline Pethick started attending a Quaker school in Weston-super-Mare, where her family had moved. She became a boarder at this school when she was twelve.
Pethick-Lawrence, Emmeline. My Part in a Changing World. Hyperion.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
There one of the incidents...
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.
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...
Intertextuality and Influence Felicia Hemans
FH studied German earnestly during this period of her life, and preferred Schiller to Goethe .
Elwood, Anne Katharine. Memoirs of the Literary Ladies of England, from the Commencement of the Last Century. Henry Colburn.
Hughes, Harriet Browne Owen, and Felicia Hemans. “Memoir of Mrs. Hemans”. The Works of Mrs. Hemans, W. Blackwood, pp. 1-315.
Intertextuality and Influence Felicia Hemans
The volume takes its epigraphs and historical starting-points from a wide range of sources, including major male Romantics—Wordsworth , Byron , Coleridge , Goethe , Schiller —and lesser-known contemporaries including women—Elizabeth Ogilvy Benger
Intertextuality and Influence Henrietta Camilla Jenkin
The subtitle of this novel (which in earlier centuries had been the title of a bawdy song) here alludes to a proverb about the impossible perfections of maids' husbands and bachelors' children. This first novel...
Intertextuality and Influence Rose Allatini
At eighteen, in 1908 (which makes her the same age as her author), she experiences initial social success in Vienna,
Allatini, Rose. Girl of Good Family. Martin Secker.
but her reading of dubious texts (not only Schiller 's Maria Stuart but...
Intertextuality and Influence Joanna Baillie
Baillie's preface explicitly denies that she was influenced by (even that she had read) German tragedians, while implicitly calling attention to the similarities in style and subject-matter between her work and theirs: for instance between...
Intertextuality and Influence Amelia Opie
Both in an Address to the Editor and in a series of explanatory footnotes, AO positions herself on the one hand as a historian with a proper regard for available evidence, and on the other...
Intertextuality and Influence Dinah Mulock Craik
The narrative provides a fairly complex interrogation of the notion that a woman's love can rescue a man from his sins. The romance in Schiller 's Die Piccolomini provides a point of reference throughout the narrative.


1781: The young Johann Christoph Friedrich von...

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The young Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller published his first play, Die Räuber (The Robbers).

1784: Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller's...

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Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller 's tragedyKabale und Liebe (later known in England as Intrigue and Love) was produced and published.

1798-1800: Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller published,...

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Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller published, in three parts, his historicaltragedyWallenstein.

1801: Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller's...

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Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller 's tragedyMaria Stuart, first produced the previous year, was printed in J. C. Mellish 's English translation as Mary Stuart.

11 September 1801: Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller's...

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11 September 1801

Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller 's tragedyDie Jungfrau von Orleans (The Maid of Orleans) was first produced, in Leipzig, with tremendous success.

19 March 1803: Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller's...

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19 March 1803

Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller 's tragedy The Bride of Messina had its premiere (in German) at Weimar. It was printed the same year.

1804: Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller produced...

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Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller produced and published Wilhelm Tell, his last completed play.

7 May 1824: Beethoven, despite his complete deafness,...

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7 May 1824

Beethoven , despite his complete deafness, conducted the first performance of his Ninth Symphony in Vienna; it was his final grand-scale work.


Kemble, Fanny et al. Plays. Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, and Green, 1863.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, and Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller. Selections from the dramas of Goethe and Schiller. Translator Swanwick, Anna, John Murray, 1843.