The Life and Works of Friedrich Armand Strubberg (Google eBook)

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University of Pennsylvania, 1913 - Authors, German - 149 pages
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Page 150 - THE Literary, Linguistic and Other Cultural Relations of Germany and America EDITOR MARION DEXTER LEARNED University of Pennsylvania CONTRIBUTING EDITORS HCG BRANDT JT HATFIELD WH CARRUTH WT HEWETT HERMANN COLLITZ AR HOHLFELD STARR W. CUTTING HUGO K. SCHILLING DANIEL K. DODGE H.
Page 19 - These migrations were due in part to political oppression, but they were fostered partly also by certain works then appearing in Germany, which presented America in most glowing and irresistible terms. The book which above all others prompted emigration on a large scale was Gottfried Duden's Bericht über eine Reise nach den westlichen Staaten Nord-Amerikas und einen mehrjährigen Aufenthalt am Missouri in den Jahren 1824, 1825, 1826, 1827, in Bezug auf Auswanderung und Übervölkerung, etc., Bonn,...
Page 151 - D. 179 pp. 30 Illustrations. Price $1.50 3. Friedrich Schiller in America. A Contribution to the Literature of the Poet's Centenary, 1905. By Ellwood Comly Parry, Ph. D.
Page 151 - Uncle Tom's Cabin" in Germany. By Grace Edith MacLean, Ph. D. 102 pp. Price $1.50 11. The -Germans in Texas. A Study in Immigration. By Gilbert Giddings Benjamin, Ph. D. 161 pp. 3 Illustrations. Price $1.50 12. The American Ethnographical Survey. Conestoga Expedition. M. D. Learned, Director $2.00 13. Swedish Settlements on the Delaware 1638-1664. With 6 Maps and 150 Illustrations and Photographic Reproductions. By Amandus Johnson, Ph. D. Two volumes. 908 pp. Price $10.00 14. National Unity in the...
Page 139 - Amerikanische Jagd- und Reiseabenteuer aus meinem Leben in den westlichen Indianergebieten. Mit 24 vom Verfasser nach der Natur entworfenen Skizzen (Holzschn.). Stuttgart, 1858. Cotta. gr. 8. (VI, 460 S.) 2. durchges. Aufl. gr. 8. (VI, 376 S.) Stuttgart, 1876. Cotta.
Page 80 - Bd. As a novel this is one of the most readable of Strubberg's works. As a cultural document it is invaluable for the fine picture it gives us of one of the darkest periods in the history of the State of Texas : the planting of German colonies in Texas by the "Mainzer Adelsverein," through whose misdirected efforts thousands of Germans suffered untold miseries and hundreds died a wretched death. In November, 1844, the first ship with immigrants sent by the "Verein" had arrived; soon thereafter came...
Page 12 - The first great channel for the induction of the exotic element into German literature was that of the Crusades. "Through their contact with the East," writes Robertson, "the Crusaders threw open a new world to the European imagination. The strange peoples and customs, the unfamiliar plants and animals, the rich textures, precious stones, and fabulous wealth of the Orient had a peculiar fascination for the western mind, and a childish delight in these wonders re-echoes through medieval poetry until...
Page 151 - Ph. D. 112 pp. Price $2.00 8. The Settlement of the German Coast of Louisiana and the Creoles of German Descent. By J. Hanno Deiler. With Illustrations. 136 pp. Price $1.25 9. Early German Music in Philadelphia. By RR Drummond, Ph. D. 112 pp. Price $1.25 IO. "Un-le Tom's Cabin" in Germany. By Grace Edith MacLean, Ph. D. 102 pp. Price $1.50 31. "The Germans in Texas.
Page 24 - Sie erinnern sich, daß der Verfasser es sich - zwar nicht zur Aufgabe gemacht hat, - Aufgaben dieser Art lassen sich nicht setzen, und werden sie gesetzt, werden sie in der Regel schlecht gelöst -, aber doch den Beruf in sich zu fühlen scheint, die Zeitgeschichte und ihre wichtigeren Momente in lebendigen plastischen Bildern der Welt darzustellen.
Page 19 - Unglücks bringe. . . . Ich will Europa's poetische Liebe verpflanzen in Amerika's poetische Urwelt. Da soll ein Geschlecht entstehen mit deutschem Blut, deutscher Ausdauer, deutschem Gemüth und deutscher Glaubenskräftigkeit, das sich Leben gesogen hat aus dem unversiegbaren Born der Freiheit. Hinter mir schon seh...

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