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… für Friedrich Hölderlin

The 20th of March 2020 was the 250th birthday of Friedrich Hölderlin. From Zarko´s and my book Repetitions: Tübingen: We decide to spend the afternoon in the garden of the Evangelisches Stift.  Near the Seminary an enamel sign on a strong metal … Continue reading

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German Romanticism

Preparing for my fall seminar on German Romanticism, I pulled this volume from my shelf and marveled again to have a physical connection to German writers and their thought. Like my own skin, the paper is spotting and wrinkling. Early … Continue reading

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Caroline Michaelis Böhmer Schlegel Schelling

  Portrait by Tischbein Reading Robert Richards’ The Romantic Conception of Life for my fall seminar on German Romanticism, I come to a section about the personalities that made up the early Romantic circle in Jena. In a footnote, Richards confesses that … Continue reading

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