Heinrich von Kleist


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German dramatist whose works concern people torn between reason and emotion (1777-1811)

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Imre Kurdi, "Liaisons dangereuses: Heinrich von Kleist, Der Findling, ein Kommentar," Jahrbuch der ungarischen Germanistik (1995), p.
Domingo as this tombstone are proleptic linguistic commemorations of the deaths and traumas they encounter in the self-reflexive and dismembering articulation of their origin: in the disrupting and sentimental tears of language, in the tmesis of this text which ultimately imparts itself to the proper name of its author, Heinrich von Kleist, which would also be engraved on his tombstone.
The film, a western morality tale, was written by Cusack's father Dick, based on the book Michael Kolhaas by Heinrich von Kleist.
The focus is on the plays, stories, and essays of Heinrich von Kleist (1777-1811) who "speaks to the present age like few other writers of his time," state the editors in the introduction.
authors such as Nora Roberts, Sidney Sheldon and Minette Walters; and classic literature from authors that include Franz Kafka, Edgar Allen Poe, and Heinrich von Kleist.
German writer Heinrich von Kleist killed himself a few months after writing the play and it was deemed unperform-able by his contemporaries.
They cover martyrdom in the West, images of Mary from Theotokos to Mater Dolorosa, historical discourse in Renaissance Italy, reproducing the Mona Lisa in 19th-century France, the transformation of the kneeling ritual during the confessional conflict in Germany, representing Bernard of Clairvaux in the age of Louis XIV, perseverance in Augustine and Heinrich von Kleist, blowing bubbles in the postmodern era, and Spartacus and the existence of the past.
HEINRICH VON KLEIST tells the story of a famous dancer who, praising the marionette theater, suggests that a mechanical figure could be designed to "perform a dance that neither he nor any other outstanding dancer of his time .
You wait half your life to see a play by Heinrich von Kleist in a British theatre and then suddenly two come along almost together.
See Walter Muller-Siedel, Versehen und Erkennen (Cologne: Bohlau, 1967); Elmar Hoffmeister, Tauschung und Wirklichkeit bei Heinrich von Kleist (Bonn: Bouvier, 1968); and Ilse Graham, Heinrich yon Kleist: Word into Flesh (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 1977).
Inspired by a 19th century novel "Michael Kohlhass" by the German writer Heinrich Von Kleist, the story was updated from a legendary Saxon chronicle by Dick Cusack, the father of John Cusack.
Hanemann ponders these issues in the light of the suicides of the German romantic poet Heinrich von Kleist and the Polish playwright Stanislaw Witkiewicz.