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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English


  • Kleist, Heinrich von, 1777-1811,
  • Literature, Comparative -- German and French,
  • Literature, Comparative -- French and German

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Edition Notes

SeriesNorth Carolina. University. Studies in the Germanic languages and literatures,, no. 35, University of North Carolina studies in the Germanic languages and literatures ;, no. 35.
LC ClassificationsPD25 .N6 no. 35
The Physical Object
Pagination210 p.
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5871350M
LC Control Number62064205

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Kleist in France. Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Heinrich von Kleist; Heinrich von Kleist; Heinrich von Kleist; Heinrich von Kleist; Heinrich von Kleist; Heinrich von Kleist: Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: F C Richardson. OCLC Number: Notes: "The first version of this study, covering the years , was presented in to the Horace Rackham School of Graduate Studies of the University of Michigan as a doctoral dissertation under the title 'The reception of Heinrich von Kleist in France.'". Mit dem K durch Frankreich Erinnerungsbilder der Gruppe von Kleist (With Kampfgruppe Kleist through France - Memorial Photo Book) is a page, /4 x /4 inch hard cover book published by Verlag E. S. Mittler & Sohn Berlin in   Historically, Kleist is also known as a fiery anti-Napoleonic political writer. He was even arrested and imprisoned as a spy during an visit to France. In his personal life, he’s probably most famous for the suicide pact he made with his friend (and possibly lover), the terminally ill Henriette Vogel.

Kleist Group through France. to the Oise; May - May at the upper Loire; Jun - Jun actually started World War II. at Sedan and Monthermé; May - May Wehrmacht WW2 Kleist Campaign Photo Book France Sedan Dunkirchen Loire Oise | eBay. In , Kleist entered the guard regiment in Potsdam and took part in the Rhein campaign against France in Kleist voluntarily resigned from ar The dramatist, writer, lyricist, and publicist Heinrich von Kleist was born in Frankfurt an der Oder in /5(41). Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist (8 August – 13 November ) was a German field marshal during World War was the commander of Panzer Group Kleist (later 1st Panzer Army), the first operational formation of several Panzer corps in the Wehrmacht during the Battle of France, the Battle of Belgium, the Invasion of Yugoslavia and Operation Barbarossa, the invasion of the Soviet Union. Kleist, who tended to irrationalism and was often tormented by a longing for death, then lit out restlessly through Germany, France, and Switzerland. After several physical and nervous breakdowns, in which he even burned the manuscript of one of his dramas, Heinrich von Kleist reentered the Prussian army in , working in Berlin and Königsberg.

I was given this book as a gift, and after letting it sit around for a month or so opened it up and was hooked from the first line. Kleist's first lines are some of the best in literature. Some are almost cinematic, a view from outer space, zooming in on a continent, a country, a city, a building, a room, a human drama, all in a single s: 7.   Heinrich von Kleist, German dramatist, among the greatest of the 19th century. Poets of the Realist, Expressionist, Nationalist, and Existentialist movements in France and Germany saw their prototype in Kleist, a poet whose demonic genius had foreseen modern . A book with the title "Hitler's Generals" by Corelli Barnett appeared in , but I am uncertain how much discussion might be devoted to von Kleist. Also worth noting is "The Nuremberg Interviews Conducted by Leon Goldensohn", edited and with an introduction by Robert Gellately, Knopf, His late play Die Hermannsschlacht, which Carl Schmitt deemed the “greatest partisan poem of all times,” is a parable about life under occupation (Prussia was essentially a vassal state to France in Kleist’s time). In other stories, his characters’ sense of unease is more internal and mysterious, surfacing as violent obsession, fits of.