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GER 4101 German Lit 1750-1830 Heinrich von Kleist (Lützeler)

Course guide to support GER 4101 German Literature 1750-1830 Heinrich von Kleist taught by Prof. Lützeler (Spring 2015)

Selected Books for the Course

Heinrich von Kleist FACTS


Bernd Heinrich Wilhelm von Kleist (1777-1811)

  • Born October 18, 1777, in Frankfurt/Oder.
  • Served in the Prussian army, 1792-1799.
  • Poet, dramatist, novelist, short story writer.
  • Died November 21, 1811 (suicide) on the shore of the Wannsee (Berlin).
  • Article from Literary Encyclopedia
  • Article from (In German)