A Brief History of German Literature – George Madison Priest (1910) (1st edition)

S$69.00

A Brief History of German Literature – George Madison Priest (1910) (1st edition)

S$69.00

Title: A Brief History of German Literature, based on Gotthold Klee’s “Grundzuge der deutschen Literaturgeschichte”.

Author: George Madison Priest

Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York. 1910. First edition.

Condition: Hardcover, fair. Ffep has been repaired/reattached to the book. Annotations in pencil on blank fly leaves; text itself is unmarked. Minor wear to cover. 366pp.

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Contents:

  1. Introduction: The Origin of the Germans, The German Language, The Main Divisions of German Literature
  2. The First Traces of Germanic Poetry, including Runic Symbols.
  3. The Old High German Period to 1100
  4. The Dawn of the Middle High German Period 1100-1180
  5. The Classical Period of Middle High German Literature. 1180-1300. The Court Epic.
  6. The Popular Epic
  7. Minnesong, Didactic Poetry, and Prose.
  8. The Decline of Poetry at the End of the Middle Ages. 1300-1500.
  9. Early New High German Literature. 1500-1624.
  10. The Pseudo-Renaissance and the Beginnings of Modern Ideals 1624-1700.
  11. The Immediate Forerunners of Classical German Literature 1700-1748.
  12. The Great Century of German Literature. 1748-1848.
  13. Klopstock and His Followers.
  14. Lessing
  15. Wieland. Herder. The Hainbund. the Storm and Stree.
  16. Goethe’s Life and Genius.
  17. Goethe’s Chief Narrative and Dramatic Works.
  18. Schiller.
  19. The Romantic School and Its First Disciples.
  20. Later Romanticists.
  21. Literature in the Years of Reaction.
  22. The Munich Group of Poets
  23. Transition to New Ideals. From 1870 to 1888.
  24. Recent German Literature.
  25. Literary Map of Germany.
  26. Chronologicdal Table.