August Wilhelm von Schlegel

[Revised entry by Katia D. Hay on June 9, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] August W. Schlegel (Sept. 5, 1767, Hanover - May 12, 1845, Bonn) was a German essayist, critic, translator,
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[Revised entry by Katia D. Hay on June 9, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] August W. Schlegel (Sept. 5, 1767, Hanover - May 12, 1845, Bonn) was a German essayist, critic, translator, philosopher, and poet. Although the philosophical dimension and profundity of his writings remain underrated, he is considered to be one of the founders of the German Romantic Movement - which he conceived of as a European movement - as well as one of the most prominent disseminators of its philosophical foundational ideas, not only in Germany but also abroad and, most notably, in Britain....

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