To Karl Theodor German (Classic Reprint)

To Karl Theodor German (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from To Karl Theodor German These sonnets, now presented in an English trans lation for the first tirne, 'it were written at Erlangen in the early months of 1826, and are thus of slightly later date than the two cycles which I have previously translated.l' Platen first saw German, who was a theological student from the Bavarian Palatinate, in November, 1825, and first spoke to him at a ball in January, 1826. We may believe, as Platen tells us, that the friendship which these sonnets celebrate, though of such a short duration and unhappy ending, surpassed all his earlier attachments in strength and purity of feeling, but his judgment that the sonnets similarly excel all those of earlier date may prove to many less acceptable. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 66 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 100g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243093306
  • 9780243093304