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August Wilhelm Schlegel

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Shakespeare as a cosmopolitan writer dramatist and poet

 

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August Wilhelm von Schlegel „Schillers Lob der Frauen“

 

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Hamlets Monolog - August Wilhelm von Schlegel

 

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Hamlets Monolog - August Wilhelm von Schlegel

 

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Schubert: Sprache der Liebe, D. 410

August Wilhelm Schlegel, usually cited as August Schlegel, was a German poet, translator and critic, and with his brother Friedrich Schlegel the leading influence within Jena Romanticism. His translations of Shakespeare turned the English dramatist's works into German classics. Schlegel was also the first professor of Sanskrit in Continental Europe and produced a translation of the Bhagavad Gita.
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