Summary of Novalis' romantic book "Heinrich von Ofterdingen" including the Blue Flower concept.
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...
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...
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
Summary of E.T.A. Hoffmann's Novella "the Sandman".
Summary of "the Marble Statue" by the German poet Joseph von Eichendorff.
Summary of Georg Büchner's play "Woyzeck".
Difference between Realism and Naturalism - Realism vs Naturalism (also in realistic and naturalist art)
Overview and plot summary of Wolfram von Eschenbach's medieval text Parzival. Also examines the roles and significance of two of the strongest female characters in the work, Belacane and Herzeloyde.
Summary of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's play "Egmont". All acts summary.