Heinrich Heine

Standard Name: Heine, Heinrich


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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 Dora Russell
Her subjects included German and French, philosophy and literature, particularly such writers as Kant , Heine , Pascal , Racine , and Voltaire . Among English authors, she admired George Meredith (Modern Love))...
Family and Intimate relationships Elizabeth von Arnim
In Berlin, May von Arnim-Schlagenthin first encountered the works of Goethe and also of Bettina von Arnim . The latter was a literary and family forebear of her husband, a poet and an associate...
Family and Intimate relationships Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Commentators suggest some overlap between the siblings' interests: he too was a keen filmgoer, and his publications include studies of the horror film and of Jewish characters in Heine .
Sucher, Laurie. The Fiction of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala: The Politics of Passion. Macmillan.
Long, Robert Emmet. The Films of Merchant Ivory. Harry N. Abrams.
Friends, Associates Lucie Duff Gordon
Lucie enjoyed her stays in Boulogne, where she spent time with the fishermen. During her first visit there she met and became a friend of the German poet Heinrich Heine .
Ross, Janet, and Lucie Duff Gordon. “Memoir”. Letters from Egypt, Virago, pp. 1-17.
Duff Gordon, Lucie. “Preface and Introduction”. Letters from Egypt (1862-1869), edited by Gordon Waterfield, Enlarged Centenary edition, Routledge and Kegan Paul, p. xiii - 39.
Intertextuality and Influence Emily Gerard
EG 's fictional narrators are male; women are presented through their eyes or by an authorial voice. These stories are typical magazine material: something unusual is presented with a twist, often humorous. The Attaman: A...
Intertextuality and Influence Amy Levy
AL acknowledged the influence on her poetry of Percy Bysshe Shelley , Goethe , Heine , Robert Browning , Swinburne (whose poem Félise she answered in Félise to Her Lover), and James Thomson (the...
Literary responses Adelaide Procter
The Athenæum review of the second series, again by H. F. Chorley pronounced AP a real artist and this second instalment of poems to include some that must and will take rank among the most...
Literary responses George Sand
Response was poor. The audience hissed and booed, and the play was pulled after only seven performances. The poet Heinrich Heine gave it a bad review.
Jordan, Ruth. George Sand: A Biographical Portrait. Taplinger.
Publishing Amy Levy
The Cambridge Review published AL 's translation of a poem by Heine .
Beckman, Linda Hunt. Amy Levy: Her Life and Letters. Ohio University Press.
Textual Features Mathilde Blind
MB depicts Byron with her customary vigour and imaginative engagement: her introduction to the poetry volume is a blend of analysis and praise. She places him politically, as having in his veins an ancestral witches'...
Textual Features Toru Dutt
TD opens A Sheaf with a quotation from Schiller and a dedication to her mother . The translated poems (nearly all of which have accompanying critical notes) come from a range of French authors including...
Textual Features A. E. Housman
Housman named the influences on his poetry as non-contemporary texts: the border ballads, Shakespeare 's songs, and Heine .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
Textual Features Amy Levy
Another poem, on the death of a commonplace person presumed male, says he will never again ask for bread, get a stone instead, / Never pretend that the stone is bread.
Beckman, Linda Hunt. Amy Levy: Her Life and Letters. Ohio University Press.
The reference is...
Textual Production Karen Gershon
In 1965 KG published her translation from the German of Ludwig Marcuse , Obscene: The History of an Indignation, which had appeared in German in 1962.
British Library Catalogue. http://explore.bl.uk/primo_library/libweb/action/search.do?dscnt=0&tab=local_tab&dstmp=1489778087340&vid=BLVU1&mode=Basic&fromLo.
Like so many of KG 's endeavours, this...


13 December 1791: Heinrich Heine, lyric poet, was born in Düsseldorf,...

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13 December 1791

Heinrich Heine , lyric poet, was born in Düsseldorf, Germany; his family was Jewish.

1827: German-Jewish poet Heinrich Heine published...

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German-Jewish poet Heinrich Heine published his influential Book of Songs.

17 February 1856: Heinrich Heine, German-Jewish lyric poet,...

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17 February 1856

Heinrich Heine , German-Jewish lyric poet, died after intense suffering from tuberculosis of the spine.


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