German Poetry From 1750 To 1900: Goethe, Holderlin, Nietzsche and others by Michael HamburgerGerman Poetry From 1750 To 1900: Goethe, Holderlin, Nietzsche and others by Michael Hamburger

German Poetry From 1750 To 1900: Goethe, Holderlin, Nietzsche and others

byMichael HamburgerEditorRobert Browning

Paperback | May 1, 1984

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This anthology of German verse in English translation covers a period that includes perhaps two-thirds of the superlative poets of the German language. Here are 147 poems representing 27 poets from Matthias Claudius to Friedrich Nietzsche. The selection is representative, including both the universally known (Goethe, Schiller, Holderlin) and the less familiar (Brentano, Droste-Hulshoff, Holty, Hebbel, Storm). Among the translations are classics by Coleridge, Longfellow, and the Irish poet James Mangan.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe is generally considered the greatest German writer and a titan of world literature. Born on August 29, 1749, in Frankfurt am Main, he led a happy childhood. Goethe studied law at the University of Leipzig, and developed an interest in religious mysticism, including alchemy and astrology. Goethe began practici...
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Title:German Poetry From 1750 To 1900: Goethe, Holderlin, Nietzsche and othersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:280 pages, 8.55 × 5.53 × 0.72 inPublished:May 1, 1984Publisher:Bloomsbury

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Table of Contents

Foreword: Michael Hamburger
Introduction: Robert M. Browning
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MATTHIAS CLAUDIAS (1740-1814)
Der S¿emann s¿et den Samen/The sower is sowing his seed
(K. Negus)
Abendlied/Evening Song
(A. Gode)
Die Sternseherin Lise/The Stargazing Maiden
(S.Z. Buehne)
Kriegslied/A Song of War
(A. Bloch)
Christiane
(J.W. Thomas)
Der Tod und das M¿dchen/Death and the Girl
(J.W. Thomas)
Der Tod/Death
(R.M. Browning)
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GOTTFRIED AUGUST B¿RGER (1747-1794)
Lenore/Leonore
(J.C. Mangan)
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LUDWIG CHRISTOPH HEINRICH H¿LTY (1748-1776)
Auftrag/Mandate
(G.C. Schoolfield)
Die Schale der Vergessenheit/The Cup of Oblivion
(G.C. Schoolfield)
An den Abendstern/To the Evening Star
(J.W. Thomas)
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JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE (1749-1832)
Mailied/May Song
(J.F. Nims)
Willkommen und Abschied/The Meeting, The Departure
(J.F. Nims)
Im Herbst 1775/Autumn, 1775
(R.M. Browning)
Prometheus
(M. Hamburger)
Mahomets Gesang/A Song to Mahomet
(C. Middleton)
Auf dem See/On the Lake
(J.S. Dwight)
An den Mond/To the Moon
(J.F. Nims)
Grenzen der Menschheit/Human Limits
(M. Hamburger)
Wandrers Nachtlied/Ein Gleiches/Wanderer's Night-Songs
(H.W. Longfellow)
Mignon (Kennst du das Land)/Mignon (You know that land)
(J.F. Nims)
Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt/Who Yearning Knows
(S. Spender)
Alles geben die G¿tter/The Gods Give Everything
(S. Spender)
Anakreons Grab/Anacreon's Grave
(M. Hamburger)
Natur und Kunst/Sonnet
(M. Hamburger)
Gefunden/In a Glade
(R. Garnett)
Wiederfinden/Reunion
(C. Middleton)
Proemion
(E.A. Bowring)
Urworte, Orphisch/Primeval Words, Orphic
(M. Knight and J. Fabry)
Selige Sehnsucht/Blessed Longing
(M. Hamburger)
Dauer im Wechsel/Permanence in Change
(J.F. Nims)
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FRIEDRICH SCHILLER (1759-1803)
Dithyrambe/The Visit of the Gods
(S.T. Coleridge)
Des M¿dchens Klage/The Maiden's Plaint
(J.C. Mangan)
Der Ring des Polykrates/Polycrates and His Ring
(J.C. Mangan)
Das Gl¿ck/The Gifts of Fortune
(A. Gode)
N¿nie/Nenia
(A. Gode)

JOHANN GAUDENZ VON SALIS-SEEWIS (1762-1834)
Lied, zu singen bei einer Wasserfahrt/Song to be Sung During a Trip on the Water
(G.C. Schoolfield)

FRIEDRICH H¿LDERLIN (1770-1843)
Hyperions Schicksalslied/Hyperion's Song of Fate
(C. Middleton)
Abendphantasie/Evening Fantasy
(K. Negus)
Menschenbeifall/Public Approval
(K. Negus)
An die jungen Dichter/To Young Poets
(K. Negus)
An die Parzen/To the Fates
(M. Hamburger)
Diotima (Du schweigst und duldest/Diotima (You suffer and keep silent)
(M. Hamburger)
Geh unter, sch¿ne Sonne.../Go down, fair sun...
(E. Henderson)
Der Abschied. Zweite Fassung/The Farewell. Second Version
(C. Middleton)
Andenken/Remembrance
(C. Middleton)
Lebensalter/The Ages of Life
(M. Hamburger)
H¿lfte des Lebens/Half of Life
(W. Trask and A. Gode)
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FRIEDRICH VON HARDENBERG ("NOVALIS") (1772-1801)
Hymnen an die Nacht/Hymns to Night
(R.M. Browning)
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LUDWIG TIECK (1773-1853)
Liebe/Love
(H. Salinger)
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CLEMENS BRENTANO (1778-1842)
Der Spinnerin Lied/The Spinstress' Song
(A. Gode)
Abendst¿ndchen/Serenade
(H. Salinger)
Wenn ich ein Bettelmann w¿r/If I were a beggarman
(D.B. Dickens)
Am Berge hoch in L¿ften/Adieu, Heart's Love, Adieu!
(R. Garnett)
Heil'ge Nacht, heil'ge Nacht/Holy night, holy night!
(D.B. Dickens)
Nachkl¿nge Beethovenscher Musik/Echoes of Beethoven's Music
(G.C. Schoolfield)
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JOSEPH FREIHERR VON EICHENDORFF (1778-1857)
W¿nschelrute/Divining Rod
(A. Turner)
Das zerbrochene Ringlein/The Broken Ring
(G.H. Chase)
Der Abend/Evening
(E. Morgan)
Nachts/Nocturne
(H. Salinger)
Mondnacht/Night of Moon
(G.H. Chase)
Sehnsucht/Longing
(G.H. Chase)
Der alte Garten/The Old Garden
(W. Heider)
Die Nachtblume/Night
(I.S. MacInnes)
Waldgespr¿ch/Conversation in the Forest
(G. Gillhoff)
Auf meines Kindes Tod/On the Death of my Child
(E. Dvoretzky)
Memento mori!
(R.M. Browning)
Todeslust/Death Wish
(R.M. Browning)
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JUSTINUS KERNER (1786-1862)
Der schwere Traum/Oppressive Dream
(J. Fitzell)
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LUDWIG UHLAND (1787-1862)
Fr¿hlingsglaube/Spring Faith
(J.W. Thomas)
Das Schlo¿ am Meer/The Castle by the Sea
(H.W. Longfellow)
Der gute Kamerad/The Good Comrade
(M. M¿nsterberg and C.T. Brooks)
Der Wirtin T¿chterlein/The Hostess' Daughter
(M. M¿nsterberg)
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FRIEDRICH R¿CKERT (1788-1866)
Barbarossa
(J.W. Thomas)
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WILHELM M¿LLER (1794-1827)
Der Lindenbaum/The Linden Tree
(J. Fitzell)
Wanderschaft/The Journeyman's Song
(F. Owen)
¿
AUGUST GRAF VON PLATEN-HALLERM¿NDE (1797-1848)
Tristan
(H. Salinger)
Wie rafft'ich mich auf/Remorse
(H.W. Longfellow)
Venedig liegt nur noch im Land der Tr¿ume/Venice, mere shadow of her elder day
(C.T. Brooks)
Der Pilgrim vor St. Just/The Pilgrim at St. Yuste
(E. Morgan)
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ANNETTE VON DROSTE-H¿LSHOFF (1797-1848)
Der Weiher/The Pond
(H. Salinger)
Die Mergelgrube/The Marl-pit
(J.B. Dallett)
Im Grase/In the Grass
(U. Prideaux)
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HEINRICH HEINE (1797-1856)
Ein Fichtenbaum steht einsam/A Spruce is standing lonely
(M. Knight)
Wenn ich an deinem Hause/When I go past your window
(H. Draper)
Ich wollte, meine Lieder/I wish that all my love-songs
(L. Untermeyer)
Mir tr¿umte wieder der alte Traum/I dreamt the old, old dream anew
(H. Salinger)
Die Lotusblume ¿ngstigt/The lotus flower is drooping
(H. Draper)
Aus alten M¿rchen winkt es/From olden tales it flings out
(H. Draper)
Der Asra/The Asra
(L. Untermeyer)
Helena
(E. Lazarus)
Ged¿chtnisfeier/Memorial Day
(M. Knight)