Seventeenth Century German Prose: Grimmelshausen, Leibniz, Opitz, Weise, and others by Hans J. Von GrimmelshausenSeventeenth Century German Prose: Grimmelshausen, Leibniz, Opitz, Weise, and others by Hans J. Von Grimmelshausen

Seventeenth Century German Prose: Grimmelshausen, Leibniz, Opitz, Weise, and others

byHans J. Von GrimmelshausenEditorLynne Tatlock

Paperback | April 1, 1993

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Foreword by G¿nter Grass This anthology gives a sense of the broad range of prose writing, the many interests of the seventeenth century intellectual, a rich diversity of genres, fictions and non-fictions.
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, one of the last real polymaths, was born in Leipzig. Educated there and at the Universities at Jena and Altdorf, he then served as a diplomat for the Elector of Mainz and was sent to Paris, where he lived for a few years and came into contact with leading scientists, philosophers, and theologians. During a tr...
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Title:Seventeenth Century German Prose: Grimmelshausen, Leibniz, Opitz, Weise, and othersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:348 pages, 8 × 5 × 1 inPublished:April 1, 1993Publisher:Bloomsbury

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ISBN - 10:0826407110

ISBN - 13:9780826407115

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Table of Contents

Foreword: Gunter Grass
Translated by Ralph Manheim
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Introduction: Lynne Tatlock
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PHILIPP VON ZESEN
Rosen-Mand
Translated by Lynne Tatlock
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GOTTFRIED WILHELM LEIBNIZ
Exhortation to the Germans Better to Exercise Their Intellect and Language
Translated by Lynne Tatlock
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ADAM OLEARIUS
Households and Social Life
Translated by Samuel H. Baron
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KASPAR STIELER
Newspaper's Pleasure and Profit
Translated by Lynne Tatlock
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LISELOTTE VON DER PFALZ
Letters
Translated by Elborg Forster
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ABRAHAM A SANTA CLARA
Arise, Arise, You Christians
Translated by Lynne Tatlock
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PHILIPP JACOB SPENER
Pia Desideria
Translated by Theodore G. Tappert
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CATHARINA REGINA VON GREIFFENBERG
The Most Holy and Most Healing Passion and Death of Jesus Christ
Translated by Lynne Tatlock
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DANIEL CASPER VON LOHENSTEIN
Panegyric upon the Burial of Mr. Christian Hofmann von Hofmannswaldau
Translated by Linda Feldman, with Lynne Tatlock
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MARTIN ORTIZ
Pastorale of the Nymph Hercynia
Translation and notes by Linda Feldman
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JOHANN MICHAEL MOSCHEROSCH
Philander's German Supplement
Translated by Lynne Tatlock
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CHRISTIAN WEISE
The Three Most Awful Arch-Fools in the Entire World
Translation and notes by Linda Feldman
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JOHANN KUHNAU
The Musical Quack
Translated by Lynne Tatlock
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JOHANN JACOB CHRISTOPH VON GRIMMELSHAUSEN
Simplicius Simplicissimus
Translated by George Schulz-Behrend

Runagate Courage
Translated by Robert L. Hiller and John C. Osborne
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JOHANN BEER
The Summer Tales
Translated by James N. Hardin and Gerda Jordan
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CHRISTIAN REUTER
Schelmuffsky
Translated by Wayne Wonderly