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Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection consists of research and/or lecture notes in Feise's handwriting concerning approximately 300 major German literary figures of the 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. The notes are filed alphabetically by author, and for most of them Feise provides biographical details and and analysis of the works of each author. The papers have no dates with the exception of a few pages which are dated in the early 1940s, but Feise probably compiled the material between the mid-1930s and the...
Overview Ludwig Pietsch (1824–1911), a German critic, and Theodor Fontane (1819–1898), a German writer, maintained a long friendship. The Fontane-Pietsch collection consist of photographs, newspaper clippings and letters from 1845-approximately 1898. There is also an article describing the Fontane-Pietsch correspondence dated 1977. The collection is in German, though some English translations have been made.
Overview The collection consists entirely of research material of philologist, Frederick Henry Wilkens, dating from 1896-1939 which reflects his two main interests: the influence of Germans on Anglo-Saxon art and literature and the origins of the German language.
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Overview Jesse Slingluff was a Baltimore attorney and an alumnus of Johns Hopkins University. The collection consists of one bound notebook containing a series of lecture notes on German literature. The lectures are not dated, but appear to correspond to a German literature course offered by the German Department at Hopkins during the 1920s.
Scope and Contents The majority of the collection is materials collected by Kurth for her studies of C.M. Wieland, L. Muhlbach, and Friedrich von Bodenstedt. These files include photostatic copies of their published works and some manuscripts, printed material about them, and Kurth's notes. There are also Kurth's lecture notes and background material for courses she taught at Hopkins on the eighteenth-century novel. Kurth's teaching materials represent a stage in the teaching of German at Hopkins. In...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of over 1600 items of correspondence and manuscripts of 18th and 19th century German literary figures, as well as seven manuscripts from the 15th century. Of particular importance are the letters of Christoph Martin Wieland, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, and a letter of Friedrich von Schiller.Numerous letters are addressed to Hermann Costenoble of Jena whose publishing house handled the works of Gutzkow, Gerstucker and much of the relationship between author and...