The Penguin Book of German Verse

The Penguin Book of German Verse

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This collection moves from medieval lyrics and ballads to the Protestant hymns of the 16th century, to the great explosion of German literature with Goethe and Schiller, taking in the isolated genius of Hoelderin, and then on to late 19th-century naturalism, the post-World War I expressionists, and several notable poets in this century, including Loerke and Bertolt Brecht.
Publisher: London, Eng. : Penguin Books, 1959.
ISBN: 9780140585469
Characteristics: xlii, 465 p. ;,20 cm.
Additional Contributors: Forster, Leonard 1913-1997
Alternative Title: German verse.


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