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... Ursprung des deutschen Trauerspiels (The Origin of German Tragic Drama, 1928), is a critical study of German baroque drama, as well as the political and cultural climate of Germany during ... Professor Schultz of University of Frankfurt found The Origin of German Tragic Drama inappropriate for his Germanistik department (Department of German Language and Literature), and passed it to the ... He heeded the advice, and three years later, in 1928, he published The Origin of German Tragic Drama as a book ...
... were born to a wealthy business family of assimilated Ashkenazi Jews in the Berlin of the German Empire (1871–1918) ... Benjamin wrote about the 18th-century Romantic German poet Friedrich Hölderlin (1770–1843) ... Romantik (The Concept of Criticism in German Romanticism) ...
Famous quotes containing the words drama, german and/or tragic:
“In a drama of the highest order there is little food for censure or hatred; it teaches rather self-knowledge and self- respect.”
—Percy Bysshe Shelley (17921822)
“Reduced to a miserable mass level, the level of a Hitler, German Romanticism broke out into hysterical barbarism.”
—Thomas Mann (18751955)
“Whereas the comic confronts simply logical contradictions, the tragic confronts a moral predicament. Not minor matters of true and false but crucial questions of right and wrong, good and evil face the tragic character in a tragic situation.”
—Marie Collins Swabey. Comic Laughter, ch. 7, Yale University Press (1961)