Introduction to German Poetry

striking characteristic of German poetry is its general use of an unpretentious vocabulary. Influenced by the simplicity of the Volkslied, German poets, with a few exceptions such as Stefan George, have generally eschewed an esoteric ...

Introduction to German Poetry

Introduction to German Poetry

Over 40 poems by Goethe, Schiller, Heine, Hölderlin, Brecht, and other masters. Full German text plus literal English translations on facing pages. Biographical and critical commentary on each poet. 34 portraits. Introduction.

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Introduction to German Poetry
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Gustave Mathieu, Guy Stern
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-05-31 - Publisher: Courier Corporation

Over 40 poems by Goethe, Schiller, Heine, Hölderlin, Brecht, and other masters. Full German text plus literal English translations on facing pages. Biographical and critical commentary on each poet. 34 portraits. Introduction.
The Cambridge Introduction to German Poetry
Language: en
Pages: 238
Authors: Judith Ryan
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-01 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Exploring traditional poems alongside new examples, this Introduction conveys the rich rewards that come with reading German poetry.
An Introduction to German Poetry
Language: en
Pages: 158
Authors: Ronald Gray
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-26 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Originally published in 1965, this book was written to provide 'a not too obtrusive guide' to German poetry from Luther's time up until Brecht's. For the most part, the text consists of poems followed by questions, whose purpose is not to provoke an interpretation or to test knowledge so much
Great German Poems of the Romantic Era
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Stanley Appelbaum
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-06-20 - Publisher: Courier Corporation

Over 130 poems by 23 poets, including Goethe, Schiller, Holderlin, Tieck, Heine, Nietzsche, many others. New literal English translations on facing pages. Introduction.
Book of Poems
Language: en
Pages: 196
Authors: Federico García Lorca, Stanley Appelbaum
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-01-01 - Publisher: Courier Corporation

Although the life of Federico García Lorca (1898–1936) was tragically brief, the Spanish poet and dramatist created an enduring body of work of international importance. This selection of 55 poems from a 1921 collection represents some of García Lorca's finest work. Imbued with Andalusian folklore, rich in metaphor and complex