Columbia University Germanic Studies Volume 16

Columbia University Germanic Studies Volume 16

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...von Karl August Behmer, Forschungen zur neueren Litteraturgeschichte IX. Miinchen, 1899. Ein Beitrag zur Erforschung fremder Einfliisse auf Wieland's Dichtung." To this reference has been made. There is also another briefer study of this connection: a Programm by F. Bauer, "Ueber den Einfluss, Laurence Sternes auf Chr. M. Wieland," Karlsbad, 1898. A. Mager published. 1890. at Marburg. "Wieland's Nachlass des Diogenes von Sinope und das englische Vorbild," a school "Abhandlung," which dealt with a connection between this work of Wieland and Sterne. Wood ("Einfluss Fieldings auf die deutsche Litteratur," Yokohama, 1895) finds constant imitation of Sterne in "Don Silvio," which, from Behmer's proof concerning the dates of Wieland's acquaintance with Sterne, can hardly be possible. logen des Diogenes von Sinope;" "Der neue Amadis;" "Der goldene Spiegel;" "Geschichte des Philosophen Danischmende;" "Gedanken iiber eine alte Aufschrift;" "Geschichte der Abderiten."1 In these works, but in different measure in each, Behmer finds Sterne copied stylistically, in the constant conversations about the worth of the book, the comparative value of the different chapters and the difficulty of managing the material, in the fashion of inconsequence in unexplained beginnings and abrupt endings, in the heaping up of words of similar meaning, or similar ending, and in the frequent digressions. Sterne also is held responsible for the manner of introducing the immorally suggestive, for the introduction of learned quotations and references to authorities, for the sport made of the learned professions and more

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  • Paperback | 74 pages
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  • English
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