pages, x, Friedrich Schlegel’s Lucinde and the Fragments. Peter Firchow is Professor of English Emeritus at the University of Minnesota. In a small book called Lucinde was published in Berlin. Written by the brilliant young literary critic Friedrich Schlegel it celebrated his. Friedrich Schlegel’s Lucinde and the Fragments has 23 ratings and 2 reviews. Sarah said: #12 – One of two things is usually lacking in the so-called phi.

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It is all the more striking, of course, that the politics of the later Schlegel, as he takes up a position in the Austrian court, turn decisively more conservative.

Ana Resende rated it it was amazing Nov 04, For the last century and a half, Friedrich Schlegel has enjoyed a reputation for being the critical grey eminence behind the coming to power of the Romantic Movement. Here Schlegel suggests that women are more unconventional and more sensual that men: Katherine rated it it was amazing Jun 06, In the years following the Studium essay, Schlegel moved not only to a distinction between the classical and the romantic, as opposed to that between the ancient and modern, but moreover began distinctly to privilege the romantic.

The shift between Schlegel’s classicist and romantic phases presents an interpretive challenge that is frequently discussed in the literature.

Lanny rated it it was amazing Jan 22, On the other hand, many have noticed that there are seeds in the Studium essay of the later view—Schlegel’s praise of poets like Dante, Goethe and Shakespeare often seems at odds with the essay’s valorization of ancient poetry. However, as scholars have come to reassess in the last several years the philosophical importance of early German Romanticism—both as something of a counter-movement to German Idealism and as a contributing factor within idealism’s development—so interest in Schlegel’s distinctive philosophical contribution to his era has increased.


One of the most important expressions of Schlegel’s claims for the romantic can be found in the much-discussed Athenaeumsfragment In Jena or Vienna? Philosophers interested in Schlegel’s early engagement with the problems of German Idealism have, in addition to his published works, frjedrich rich but tantalizingly incomplete textual resources to draw upon: Pennsylvania State University Press.

Friedrich Schlegel’s Lucinde and the Fragments

Renan Virginio marked it as to-read May 05, Single fragment of of our likeness to God still remaining to us after leaving Paradise. Given the importance Schlegel attaches within his romantic poetics to the novel and to the novel which gives itself its own criterion, critics have often examined Schlegel’s own novelistic efforts in light of his theoretical stance.

Brandon Wilde rated it it was ok Feb 06, During these Austrian years, Schlegel was, among other friedridh, the editor of an anti-Napoleonic newspaper, founder of two other prominent journal projects the Deutsches Museum and Concordia and an apparently popular public lecturer on a wide range of topics.

Among them were Friedrich Schleiermacher, who became Schlegel’s roommate and collaborator on a number of intended projects, including the translation of Plato’s dialogues a project that in the end only Schleiermacher would actually carry out ; the writers Ludwig Tieck and Wilhelm Heinrich Wackenroder; and the poet Friedrich von Hardenberg Novaliswho had been a fellow student with Schlegel in Leipzig and who was frkedrich responsible for opening up the philosophical problems of Fichtean idealism to the young Schlegel.

The notion of the individual work as giving itself its own criterion—a notion that appears later in the hermeneutic tradition and in Benjamin’s famous essay on the concept of criticism—is one of a number of distinctive new facets of romantic poetics and aesthetics.


Lucinde – German Literature

LUIZ marked it as to-read Jan 09, For this reason, philosophy, friedricg an epic poem, must start in the middle, and it is impossible to pursue philosophy piece by piece starting from a first piece which is grounded and explained completely in and through itself.

Friedricu are no discussion topics on this book yet. Mike marked it as to-read Jan 31, Joke added it Apr 25, Enhanced bibliography for this entry at PhilPaperswith links to its database. In the succeeding couple of years, he wrote several early essays on Greek literature amid plans for a history of classical poetry. Return to Book Page.

The book is composed of thirteen chapters. University of Minnesota Press.

Friedrich Schlegel’s Lucinde and the Fragments — University of Minnesota Press

I’ll reread it someday, probably after rereading for the seventh or eighth time The Roots of Romanticism. Mona Kareem added it Sep 13, On the one hand, scholars have stressed that what Schlegel now commends in romantic poetry are the lucindw same facets he had previously condemned for example, Eichner49, who lists here the tendency toward the purely imaginative; the mixing of genres; the trend toward didacticism, irony and parody; the fusion of poetry and philosophy.

There is, to be sure, a rather different style and tone evident in many of Schlegel’s later writings and lectures.

The standard critical edition of Schlegel’s works.