Geschichte des Abfalls der vereinigten Niederlande

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tredition, 2012 - 352 pages
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Contents

Section 1
5
Section 2
8
Section 3
21
Section 4
23
Section 5
38
Section 6
50
Section 7
51
Section 8
58
Section 18
139
Section 19
149
Section 20
165
Section 21
166
Section 22
180
Section 23
197
Section 24
224
Section 25
225

Section 9
65
Section 10
68
Section 11
76
Section 12
77
Section 13
87
Section 14
103
Section 15
119
Section 16
120
Section 17
133
Section 26
244
Section 27
254
Section 28
265
Section 29
280
Section 30
281
Section 31
293
Section 32
301
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Friedrich Schiller was born in Marbach, Germany, the son of an army surgeon, a profession for which he himself was later educated. He never wanted to practice medicine, however, and found an outlet for his dissatisfaction in writing poetry and plays. Schiller's first play was to be performed was The Robbers (1781), a rallying cry for the freedom and idealism of youth against the tyranny and hypocrisy that Schiller saw all around him. The play was an immediate success, but Schiller, who had taken unauthorized leave from his regiment to watch the performance, was arrested and forbidden by the ruling Duke to write anything but medical books in the future. In defiance of the order, Schiller fled the duchy and, although suffering great poverty, continued to write. The remainder of Schiller's life was a struggle against poverty and, in his last years, a struggle against tuberculosis. Each of Schiller's nine plays is a masterpiece of situation, characterization, subtle psychology, and brilliant dramatic technique. Most of his plays focus on historical subjects, such as Mary Queen of Scots, Joan of Arc, or the Swiss hero William Tell. Schiller uses these period characters and settings to suit his own themes, which center on individual freedom, justice, and heroism. He often sacrifices historical accuracy in order to make a point. Schiller's place in German literature is very near the top. Among German dramatists there are none better, and perhaps only his friend German poet and playwright Goethe can be called an equal.

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