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By Kenneth S. Calhoon

ISBN-10: 1442645997

ISBN-13: 9781442645998

Affecting Grace examines the significance of Shakespeare’s poetry and performs inside of German literature and proposal after 1750 – together with its courting to German classicism, which favoured unreflected ease over theatricality. Kenneth S. Calhoon examines this pressure opposed to an in depth backdrop that features a variety of canonical German authors – Goethe, Schiller, Herder, Lessing, von Kleist, and Nietzsche – in addition to the appearance of Meissen porcelain, the portray of Bernardo Bellotto and Francesco Guardi, and points of German sorts of architecture.

Extending from Shakespeare’s The service provider of Venice (c. 1597) to Kleist’s The damaged Jug (1806), this examine activates the anomaly that the German literary global had began to embody Shakespeare simply because it used to be toning up the large yet mentioned anti-Baroque sensibility discovered pivotally in Lessing’s serious and dramatic works. via those investigations, Calhoon illuminates the deep cultural alterations that essentially affected Germany’s literary and creative traditions.

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