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 Günter 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

Introduction: Lynne Tatlock

PHILIPP VON ZESEN
Rosen-Mand
Translated by Lynne Tatlock

GOTTFRIED WILHELM LEIBNIZ
Exhortation to the Germans Better to Exercise Their Intellect and Language
Translated by Lynne Tatlock

ADAM OLEARIUS
Households and Social Life
Translated by Samuel H. Baron

KASPAR STIELER
Newspaper's Pleasure and Profit
Translated by Lynne Tatlock

LISELOTTE VON DER PFALZ
Letters
Translated by Elborg Forster

ABRAHAM A SANTA CLARA
Arise, Arise, You Christians
Translated by Lynne Tatlock

PHILIPP JACOB SPENER
Pia Desideria
Translated by Theodore G. Tappert

CATHARINA REGINA VON GREIFFENBERG
The Most Holy and Most Healing Passion and Death of Jesus Christ
Translated by Lynne Tatlock

DANIEL CASPER VON LOHENSTEIN
Panegyric upon the Burial of Mr. Christian Hofmann von Hofmannswaldau
Translated by Linda Feldman, with Lynne Tatlock

MARTIN ORTIZ
Pastorale of the Nymph Hercynia
Translation and notes by Linda Feldman

JOHANN MICHAEL MOSCHEROSCH
Philander's German Supplement
Translated by Lynne Tatlock

CHRISTIAN WEISE
The Three Most Awful Arch-Fools in the Entire World
Translation and notes by Linda Feldman

JOHANN KUHNAU
The Musical Quack
Translated by Lynne Tatlock

JOHANN JACOB CHRISTOPH VON GRIMMELSHAUSEN
Simplicius Simplicissimus
Translated by George Schulz-Behrend
Runagate Courage
Translated by Robert L. Hiller and John C. Osborne

JOHANN BEER
The Summer Tales
Translated by James N. Hardin and Gerda Jordan

CHRISTIAN REUTER
Schelmuffsky
Translated by Wayne Wonderly