Essays and Letters. Friedrich Holderlin (Penguin Modern Classics)

Essays and Letters. Friedrich Holderlin (Penguin Modern Classics)


one in all Germany's maximum poets, Johann Christian Friedrich Holderlin (1770-1843) used to be additionally a prose author of severe feeling, intelligence and belief. This new translation of chosen letters and essays strains the existence and strategies of this notable author. Holderlin's letters to associates and fellow writers equivalent to Hegel, Schiller and Goethe describe his improvement as a poet, whereas these written to his relatives communicate with nice ardour of his ideals and aspirations, in addition to revealing funds concerns and, eventually, the tragic unravelling of his sanity. those works learn Holderlin's nice preoccupations - the solidarity of lifestyles, the connection among paintings and nature and, mainly, the spirit of the author.

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