Life of Friedrich Schiller

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CONTENTS.
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CHAPTER I.
Schiller born at Marbach on the 10th of November, 1759; removal to Lorch and Ludwigsburg; the Court; early schooling; the military academy; a student of medicine; effect of military training; study of literature; youthful melancholy; the army doctor; personal appearance; early authorship; acting of the Robbers, 1782; flight 11
CHAPTER II.
Difficulties at Mannheim; retreat at Bauerbach; playwright at Mannheim; mental characteristics of the period of "revolt;" the Robbers; plot; Karl Moor; style; causes of its success; Fiesco; its failure; Plot and Passion; the Anthology and other lyrics; influence of the early works; Schiller as a champion of liberty; French citizenship afterwards conferred on him as such; foundation of the Thalia; Körner's invitation; departure for Leipzig, 1785 24
CHAPTER III.

Hymn to Joy; change in Schiller; friendship with the Körners; life near Dresden; Passion's Freethinking and Resignation; The Philosophic Letters; empty speculations; Don

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  • Title Page 3
  • Contents 5
  • Chapter I 11
  • Chapter II 24
  • Chapter III 47
  • Chapter IV 74
  • Chapter V 98
  • Chapter VI 129
  • Chapter VII 156
  • Chapter VIII 179
  • Index. 199
  • Bibliography. 205
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