Summary of Novalis' romantic book "Heinrich von Ofterdingen" including the Blue Flower concept.
An essay I wrote on Valkyrjur (Valkyries) and heroines of Norse myths, and the idea of gender boundaries. This was for my ALG 2100 class (German Women's Studies), taught by Agatha Schwarz
I tried reading Mann's first novel, Buddenbrooks , years ago. I could admire the style, but not the story, and, indeed, found the story so stultifying that I failed to finish it. For some reason, I can entire the...
Summary of E.T.A. Hoffmann's Novella "the Sandman".
Summary of "the Marble Statue" by the German poet Joseph von Eichendorff.
Among the best known and loved folk and fairy tales are those told by Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm, The Brothers Grimm as they are usually referred to. They were great storytellers of their time. The collections of stories...
Difference and Similarities between Realism and Naturalism - Realism vs Naturalism (and in realistic and naturalist art)
Difference between Realism and Naturalism - Realism vs Naturalism (also in realistic and naturalist art)
Summary of Johann Wolfgang Goethe's play "Iphigenia in Tauris".
Summary of Clavigo by Goethe. All acts are summarised.
Besides Hans Christian Andersen of Denmark, the two most well-known storytellers of European folk tales are the Brothers Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm of Germany, who developed an interest and curiosity in folklore and...
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