Synopsis The story begins with a one-sentence paragraph, in which the widowed Marquise von O. We learn that Marquise is the daughter of Colonel G. Some time earlier, when the Napoleonic Wars came to Italy, the citadel was overrun by Russian forces, and the Marquise found herself about to be raped by a gang of Russian soldiers. However, she is saved by the Russian commander, Count F. After he brings her to safety, she falls unconscious. The Count then finishes storming the citadel, attaining the surrender of the last pockets of resistance and garrisoning the fort with his own troops.
It was originally released in , and in was the fifth Schulze album reissued by Revisited Records. On X Schulze attempted to execute a concept album of six "musical biographies" evoking contemporary or historical intellectuals with an influence on Schulze: The work is from the classic era of Berlin School. He had done this in on his first solo album, Irrlicht, but this time he did not filter the orchestra beyond recognitio The Kleist Prize is an annual German literature prize. The prize was first awarded in , on the occasion of the hundredth anniversary of the death of Heinrich von Kleist. The Kleist Prize was the most important literary award of the Weimar Republic, but was discontinued in In the prize was awarded for the first time in over fifty years.
Between and it was awarded biennially. He was a student of Gustav Hugo. Returning to Berlin, he was persuaded by his friend Friedrich von Gentz to take up political science. He had early formed a close intimacy with Gentz, his elder by 15 years; and this connection exercised an important influence both on his material circumstances and his mental development in after life. The two men differed widely in character and in their fundamental principles, but agreed, at least in their later period, in their practical political aims, and the friendship was only terminated by death.
Heinrich is a German given name of Germanic origin and cognate of Henry. Female forms are Henrike and Henriette. Notable persons with this given name include: After the end of the war a new collection was gradually pieced together in the municipal library. After the conversion of the former Garrison School "Garnisonsschule" the collection was moved there. It opened in and was named after Heinrich von Kleist born in the city in It closed in Penthesilea , by Gabriel-Vital Dubray — Quintus Smyrnaeus explains more fully than pseudo-Apollodorus how Penthesilea came to be at Troy: Penthesilea had killed Hippolyta with a spear when they were hunting deer; this accident caused Penthesilea so much grief that she wished only to die, but, as a warrior and an Amazon, she had to do so honorably and in battle.
She therefore was easily convinced to join in the Trojan War, fighting on the side of Troy's defenders.
In particular, his actions at the Battle of Mollwitz brought him acclaim, although he had long been a stalwart supporter of Prussian military developments by the Prussian kings Frederick — and Frederick William I — Family Kleist belonged to an old Pomeranian family that stemmed from the year , and the family served the Duke Bogislaw X, Duke of Pomerania in his wars. In the 14th century, the family divided into three lines, from three brothers.
Penthesilea is a tragedy by the German playwright Heinrich von Kleist about the mythological Amazon queen, Penthesilea, described as an exploration of sexual frenzy. The Greeks, distracted from capturing Troy as their leader Agamemnon has ordered, try to contact the Amazon queen Penthesilea to understand her motives. In the second scene the Greeks learn that Penthesilea has captured their hero Achilles. The messenger provides a vivid account of the Amazons' surprise attack. They surrounded Achilles, who first freed himself and tried to flee until his horses and his cart collapsed.
Penthesilea and her followers drew closer, but when the queen toppled and fell, he had another chance to flee, and escaped. Penthesilea by Arturo Michelena In the fourth scene Franz Alexander von Kleist 24 December — 8 August was a German poet of the late 18th century.
Life Franz Alexander was a member of the noble Pomeranian von Kleist family. General Friedrich Ludwig Heinrich von Kleist was his younger brother. His regiment was stationed in Halberstadt, where he came into close contact with Johann Wilhelm Ludwig Gleim, who because of his earlier friendship with Ewald Christian von Kleist, who fell in battle in , had a particular inclination towards him.
He wrote several texts while he was in Halberstadt. After he left the town until his early death he By , Kleist had been promoted to major and was put in command of a battalion of grenadiers. Kleist served in the Napoleonic Wars and fought at Jena. In he went on extended leave but by he was put in command of an infantry brigade and the next year he was made commandant of Berlin.
During the War of Liberation he was given a corps with which he fought in the battles of Kulm and Leipzig. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ; German: His works include four novels; epic and lyric poetry; prose and verse dramas; memoirs; an autobiography; literary and aesthetic criticism; and treatises on botany, anatomy, and colour.
In addition, there are numerous literary and scientific fragments, more than 10, letters, and nearly 3, drawings by him extant. A literary celebrity by the age of 25, Goethe was ennobled by the Duke of Saxe-Weimar, Karl August in after taking up residence there in November following the success of his first novel, The Sorrows of Young Werther He was an early participant in the Sturm und Drang literary movement. During his first ten years in Weimar, Goethe was a member of the Duke's privy council, sat on the war and highway commissions, oversaw the reopening of silver mines in nearby Ilmenau, and implemented a series of administrative reforms at the University of Jena.
Eschborn is a town in the Main-Taunus district, Hesse, Germany. It is part of the Frankfurt Rhein-Main urban area and has a population of 20, Eschborn is home to numerous corporations due to its location in the central part of the Frankfurt urban area. From Eschborn to the north there are numerous hiking and biking trails leading up to these green mountain He began his studies with theology, but turned to medicine and established himself as a doctor in Altenburg, Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg. He soon gave up his practice however and devoted himself to research in Dresden from In , by way of mediation from Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling, he received the post of rector at a secondary school in Nuremberg.
In he moved for the last time, to Munich, where he was appointed professor; it was here that the highly popular and friendly Schubert found an embittered opponent in Lorenz Oken. The name Operation Valkyrie—originally referring to part of the conspiracy—has become associated with the entire event.
The apparent aim of the assassination attempt was to wrest political control of Germany and its armed forces from the Nazi Party including the SS and to make peace with the Western Allies as soon as possible. The details of the conspirators' peace initiatives remain unknown, but they would have included unrealistic demands for the confirmation of Germany's extensive annexations of European territory.
Miniature of Heinrich von Morungen from the Codex Manesse.
Heinrich von Morungen or Henry of Morungen died c. Life Almost nothing about his life can be deduced from Heinrich's songs. Possibly he is identical with the Hendricus de Morungen who is documented in Thuringia. This Hendricus belonged to the class of minor knights and presumably originated from the castle of Morungen near Sangerhausen. As a "retired knight" miles emeritus he received from his patron, Dietrich IV, Margrave of Meissen, a pension for his "high personal merits" alta suae vitae merita.
He transferred this in to the monastery of St Thomas in Leipzig, which he entered himself in According to 16th century sources, he died there in after a journey to India. In the Late Middle Ages, there was extant a "Ballad of the Noble Moringer", which transferred onto Heinrich von Morungen the stock theme of the return of a husband believed lost. Works There survive 35 Minnelieder by Heinric The Broken Jug German: It is similar to Sophocles' tragedy Oedipus Rex c.
The play follows the story of "Adam" and "Eve". Adam is covered in various injuries and talking with his secretary Licht His work, which fuses elements of realism and the fantastic, typically features isolated protagonists faced by bizarre or surrealistic predicaments and incomprehensible social-bureaucratic powers, and has been interpreted as exploring themes of alienation, existential anxiety, guilt, and absurdity. The term Kafkaesque has entered the English language to describe situations like those in his writing. He trained as a lawyer, and after completing his legal education he was employed by an insurance comp The Earthquake in Chile German: Das Erdbeben in Chili is a novella written by Heinrich von Kleist — and published in The novella's central characters are two lovers caught up in the chaos of the Santiago earthquake in Chile.
Synopsis The story begins with the lead character, Jeronimo Rugera, preparing to hang himself in prison in Santiago in Rugera had been a tutor at the house of Don Asteron, but Don Asteron dismissed him upon Asteron's discovery of an illicit relationship between his daughter and Jeronimo. Jeronimo and Josephe continued their relationship and were soon discovered by Josephe's brother.
Don Asteron sends Josephe to a convent, where she and Jeronimo continue their relationship, until one day Josephe gave birth on the steps of the cathedral.
The city folk are excited by this story. Jeronimo was sent to prison and Josephe was scheduled to be executed.
As the procession marched towards the execution site, Jeronimo prepares to hang himself. At this moment, a strong This is a list of German plays: Nirgends is a novel by East German author Christa Wolf. Here the two encounter each other in a long conversation, and feel the proximity of their respective personal and poetic problems. Their deep exchange is interrupted abruptly when Kleist is called as his coach is leaving. History The play was written after the Prussian defeat by Napoleon I, and it has been speculated that Kleist meant it as a call for resistance to the French.
Recent scholarship contradicts and refutes such speculation. Plot Hermann, Prince of Cherusci is beset from two sides. The Suebi, Maroboduus stands in the southeast of his country and calls a toll on him. The Roman general Varus threatened him with three legions from the West and offers his help against Marbod, but he has secretly offered to act with him against Hermann. The Germanic princes ga Both the theme a fanatical quest for justice and the style existentialist detachment posing as a chronicle are surprisingly modern.
They resonated with other authors more than a century after they were written. On the way two of his horses were seized, at the command of the Junker von Zaschwitz, as a supposed fee for passage through Saxony. Die Marquise von O Set in , it tells the story of the Marquise von O, a virtuous widow, who finds herself pregnant and protests her innocence while possibly deserving to be exiled. The men are rather shocked by this announcement because she comes from an excellent family and her father is in charge of the citadel of their Italian town. The next scene shows the Marquise's father's citadel being overrun by Russian forces.
In the confusion, the Marquise finds herself about to be raped by a group of Russian soldiers. However, she is saved by the Russian com Heinrich Mann in Luiz Ludwig Heinrich Mann 27 March — 11 March was a German novelist who wrote works with strong social themes. His numerous criticisms of the growth of fascism forced him to flee for his life after the Nazis came to power in After the death of his father, his mother moved the family to Munich, where Heinrich began his career as a freier Schriftsteller free novelist.
Carl Zuckmayer wrote the s The film was popular with Adolf Hitler. The Ministry of Illusion: Nazi Cinema and Its Afterlife. Harvard University Press, Columbus radio, stage ; Die Zaubergeige , rev.
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It is loosely based on Heinrich von Kleist's novel, Michael Kohlhaas. Plot Myrl Redding John Cusack is an honest hard-working horse trader who cherishes the law and his rights. However he clashed one day with land baron Henry Ballard L.
Jones over Wyoming's bid for statehood. If Wyoming remains a territory, Henry Ballard can continue to buy more land and eventually evict its residents; however if Wyoming becomes a state then his rights to the land will be restricted. After further conflict with Ballard, Redding attempts to take his horses to a horse market in Casper.
However he encounters Ballard, who has built a tollgate that blocks the road to Casper, charging a fee for passage. The story is set in Berlin in and , and follows the German writer Heinrich von Kleist and his lover Henriette Vogel in the final stages of their lives. Heinrich then approaches Henriette and tells her that as Marie has declined his dearest wish his love for her is dying as his love for Henriette begins to blossom.
After telling Henriette that he feels she is an unloved outsider like him he asks her to join him in death. Henriette is appalled at his characterization of Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann commonly abbreviated as E. Hoffmann's stories highly influenced 19th-century literature, and he is one of the major authors of the Romantic movement. Life Youth Hoffmann's ancestors, both maternal and paternal, were jurists. Der Prinz von Homburg, Prinz Friedrich von Homburg, or in full Prinz Friedrich von Homburg oder die Schlacht bei Fehrbellin is a play by Heinrich von Kleist written in —10, but not performed until , after the author's death.
The title relates to the real Prince of Homburg at the Battle of Fehrbellin in , Friedrich von Hessen-Homburg — , but beyond the name and place there is little if any resemblance between the Romantic character in the play and the eponymous Friedrich, a successful professional soldier of many years' standing.
The play has been filmed a number of times, and inspired the opera Der Prinz von Homburg by Hans Werner Henze premiere Plot Action takes place at Fehrbellin and in Berlin, Walking in his sleep Liebestod motif "Liebestod" German for "love death" is the title of the final, dramatic music from the opera Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner.
It is the climactic end of the opera, as Isolde sings over Tristan's dead body. When used as a literary term, Liebestod from German Liebe, love and Tod, death refers to the theme of erotic death or "love death", meaning the two lovers' consummation of their love in death or after death. The joint suicide of Heinrich von Kleist and lover Henriette Vogel is often associated with the Liebestod theme. Immer lichter wie er leuchtet, stern-umstrahlet hoch sich hebt? The Prince of Homburg Italian: It was entered into the Cannes Film Festival.
The Prince of Homburg". Retrieved 21 September The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas French: As he passes through a local baron's lands, the baron seizes two of his horses, even though the right to extract tolls has been abolished in the country. When Kohlhaas discovers that his loyal servant was attacked by the baron's guard dogs, and that his horses have been injured and abused, he attempts to sue for monetary compensation, but his lawsuit is dismissed because the baron has a kinsman at court. Later, Kohlhaas's wife dies from injuries suffered at the hands of the baron's men.
Kohlhaas leads a revolt to attack the Baron's house and then to induce the authorities to administer satisfactor Suicide letter addressed to his half-sister Ulrike. Heinrich von Kleist, The Marquise of O— and other stories. Penguin Books, , 7. Findebuch der Henriette Vogel. Manfred Engel, Dieter Lamping. The Rhetoric of Error from Locke to Kleist.
Hackett Publishing, , Retrieved 17 May This volume of new essays investigates Kleist's position in our ever-changing conception of modernity, employing aesthetic, narrative, philosophical, biographical, political, economic, anthropological, psychological, and cultural approaches and wrestling with the difficulties of historicizing Kleist's life and work. To what extent can the multitude of breaking points and turning points, endgames and pre-games, ruptures and departures that permeate Kleist's work and biography be conceptually bundled together and linked to the emerging paradigm of modernity?
And to what extent does such an approach to Kleist not only advance understanding of this major German writer and his work, but also shed light on the nature of our present modernity? Sein Nahen ist ein Wehen aus der Ferne Ottokars. Recht als Krieg Moderne Staatlichkeit und die Aporien. Representing the Nation in Heinrich von Kleists.
Herrschaftsgenealogie und Staatsgemeinschaft Zu Kleists. Changing Perceptions of Modernity in NineteenthCentury.