German lyric poet and essayist; born at Düsseldorf ..
Considered the leading figure of the Young Germany movement, Heinrich Heine was a poet, journalist, essayist and literary critic. He is famous for his early lyric poetry, which was set to music in the form of ‘Lieder’ by Schumann and Schubert. Heine’s later verse and prose are noted for their satirical wit and biting irony. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature’s finest poets, with superior formatting. This volume presents Heine’s complete poetical works, with beautiful illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)
German poet, journalist, and essayist; Werner Karl ..
Cook, Eliza – (1818 – 1889)
Eliza Cook was born in Southwarl, London, the daughter of a brazier, and was mainly self-educated. Her first collection of verse was Lays of a Wild Harp, published when she was seventeen (1835). Most of her poetry was sentimental and dealt with domestic issues and subjects, and she became quite popular. Cook produced her own magazine Eliza Cook’s Journal (1849 – 1854) which published verse and essays, and were popular in the USA, and were also translated into German. Her poem Poor Hood was instrumental in the erection of a monument in Kensal Green cemetery to the poet and humourist Thomas Hood (1799 – 1845). Cook published two volumes of prose works, Jottings from My Journal (1860) and Diamond Dust (1865), and later produced her Collected Poems (1870).
(1930)[Play about the initial meeting of the poets Elizabeth Barrettand Robert Browning,and the events that ensued]
(1878)[Biographical essay in German / Essai biographique en allemand]
Timeline of Jewish Persecution in the Holocaust
Clodius, Julie Friederike Henriette – (1755 – 1805)
Born Julie Stoltzel at Altenburg, Saxony, she became the wife of the poet Christian Clodius (1737 – 1784) and was the mother of his son Christian August Heinrich Clodius (1772 – 1836), the noted philosopher and writer. Madame Clodius wrote articles which were published in various journals and also made translations of English verse. She published the last two volumes of her husband’s work Neue vermischte Schriften (1784) whilst her novel Eduard Montrefeuil (1806) was published posthumously. Julie Clodius died (March 3, 1805) in Dresden.