Poems of Uhland (Classic Reprint)

Poems of Uhland (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Poems of Uhland Uhland has a threefold interest for a foreign stu dent. He was a poet, a scholar, and a statesman whose services to constitutional liberty have given to him a permanent place in the history of Germany. He is pre-eminently the poet of the German people. N o poet embodies more fully the spirit, the charac teristic traits of his nation, than Uhland. However wide his studies in related literatures, his culture is thoroughly Germanic. Certain of his poems are uni versal in their appeal to all hearts. Possibly no Ger man poet, whose writings are of equal extent, has at tracted so many translators. As a poet representing so fully the national spirit, his works are worthy of study. His poems are also of interest as an intro duction to the study of folk-songs and medieval German legends. It is impossible to study the poet Uhland, whose life was so occupied with public affairs, without constant references to his personal history. 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 | 418 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 22mm | 558g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243069995
  • 9780243069996