Summary: For the last century and a half, Friedrich Schlegel () has enjoyed a reputation for being the critical grey eminence behind the coming to. , English, German, Book, Illustrated edition: Friedrich Schlegel’s Lucinde and the Fragments. / Translated with an introd., by Peter Firchow. Schlegel. Get this from a library! Friedrich Schlegel’s Lucinde and the Fragments.. [Friedrich von Schlegel].

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The entry below will consider the philosophical aspects of Schlegel’s development and their relation to his contributions to literary theory and practice. Among those in the audience for some of those lectures was probably Hegel, newly arrived in Jena, but there is considerable dispute about what Hegel—a bitter rival of Schlegel’s for the remainder of his life—may or friesrich not have gained from hearing them.

Academic Tools Fragmenfs to cite this entry. For the last century and a half, Friedrich One of the most important expressions of Schlegel’s claims for the romantic can be found in the much-discussed Athenaeumsfragment The book will be of particular interest to theorists of literature and fiction, comparative literature scholars, and historians fravments the intellectual history of Germany, and it is appropriate for course use in German and comparative literature classes.

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Friedrich Schlegel’s Lucinde and the Fragments

Given the importance Schlegel attaches within his romantic poetics to the novel and to the novel which gives itself its own criterion, critics have often examined Schlegel’s own novelistic efforts in light of his theoretical stance. Comments and reviews What are comments? Fiction in English — Translations from German.


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In Fragmebts of he was appointed to a position in the Austrian civil service and moved to Vienna, where he was to live for the rest of his life. Schlegel’s political radicalism in this period comes much closer to Fichte frievrich Kant and, in fact, rivals schlegwl claims for universal extension of suffrage advocated by Herder and Georg Forster.

In Jena or Vienna? Does the struggle against a bourgeois who is banal engender no more than a bourgeois who is exalted, then weary, and finally only contribute to an exaltation of the bourgeoisie? Novalis and Schlegel had a famous conversation about idealism in the summer ofand both attempted to articulate an opposition to the reliance on a single first principle which they thought characterized the philosophical efforts of Reinhold and Fichte to set Kantian philosophy on a systematic basis.

Historicizing the Faculties in GermanyIthaca: He lectured on modern European historyancient and modern literaturethe philosophy of life friedrivh, the philosophy of history and the philosophy of language —, a lecture series that was never completed because of Schlegel’s death. Schlegel, Neue philosophische SchriftenFrankfurt: Part of Schlegel’s larger political animus lay always in early as well as late phases of his career in a refashioning of the relationship between the sexes.

Stylistically, Schlegel and the Romantics also made much of the notions of the literary fragment, the concept of irony, and of wit and allegory, fdiedrich well as a revised notion of the literary genres.

Friedrich Schlegel (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

On the Study of Greek PoetryS. University of Minnesota Press, [] Physical Description ix, p. The Schlegelian philosophy that results from this engagement with idealism is non-foundationalist, holistic and historical see Beiser— Irony is at once, as he says in Lyceumfragment 37, self-creation, self-limitation, and self-destruction. You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item. Life and Works The youngest of five sons, Schlegel was born in Hanover into a distinguished and culturally prominent literary family.


The standard critical edition of Schlegel’s works. Schlegel’s bold envisioning of the romantic and the Roman are, however, part of a larger project in poetics and aesthetics concerned with finding a standard of judgment appropriate to the individuality of artistic and literary works.

But it is far from clear that Vienna represented simply a phase of ossification in Schlegel’s intellectual life or even a turn away from the most important philosophical and literary concerns of the young romantic. For this reason, philosophy, like an epic poem, must start in the middle, and it is impossible to pursue philosophy piece by piece starting from a first piece which is grounded and explained completely in and through itself.

Blanchot puts this line of questioning most sharply:. In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up.

Friedrich Schlegel

Open access to the SEP is made possible by a world-wide funding initiative. Seen from this historical perspective, the Roman becomes the central dividing line between ancient literature and the literature of the current age: Dialogue on Poetry schlrgel Literary AphorismsE.

Lucinde and the FragmentsP. Nancy,The Literary Absolute: Friedrich Schlegel’s Lucinde and the Fragments was first published in State University of New York Press.