Parentage and Schooling
|Captain Schiller and his wife--Sojourn at Lorch--Traits of
Friedrich's childhood--Removal to Ludwigsburg--
Karl Eugen, Duke of Württemberg--Impressions from
court, theater and school--Poetic beginnings--Duke
Karl's change of heart--Franziska von Hohenheim--
The Academy at Solitude--Schiller at the Academy--
School exercises--From law to medicine--Early poems
and orations--An ardent friend--Books read and their
effect--Dramatic plans--Dissertation rejected--Genesis of 'The Robbers'--Morbid melancholy--Release
from the Academy--Value of the education received.||1|
|General characterization--The Schubart story--Schiller
and Schubart--The contrasted brothers--Comparison
with Klinger and Leisewitz--Influence of Rousseau
and Goethe--Unlike earlier attacks on the social order
--Outlawry in the eighteenth century--The noble bandit in literature--Karl Moor's crazy ambition--His
sentimentalism--Schiller's sympathy with his hero--
Character of Franz--Influence of Shakspere--Ethical
attitude of Franz--A dull villain--Character of Amalia
--The subordinate outlaws--A powerful stage-play--
Defects and merits||31|
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Book title: The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller.
Contributors: Calvin Thomas - Author.
Publisher: Henry Holt.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 1904.
Page number: ix.
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