Italy in the German literary imagination

Goethe"s "Italian journey" and its reception by Eichendorff, Platen, and Heine by Gretchen L. Hachmeister

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  • Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832.,
  • Eichendorff, Joseph, Freiherr von, 1788-1857 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Platen, August, Graf von, 1796-1835 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Heine, Heinrich, 1797-1856 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Italy -- In literature.,
  • German literature -- Italian influences.,
  • German literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [181]-188) and index.

StatementGretchen L. Hachmeister.
SeriesStudies in German literature, linguistics, and culture, Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture (Unnumbered)
LC ClassificationsPT2001.C4 H33 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 217 p. :
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3956630M
ISBN 101571132260
LC Control Number2001059856

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