burgrave


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a nobleman ruling a German castle and surrounding grounds by hereditary right

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the military governor of a German town in the 12th and 13th centuries

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the solution is designed after the demolition of the building, "spilka" and adjacent parts of the south wing burgrave.
The contract is the execution of works consisting in the extension of the southern wing of the Burgrave in front of the castle complex - lock brewery in Cologne.
He names Romanian burgraves and judges in the main cities, i.
One is struck by Gautier's virtuosity in recreating Hugo's imaginative world: there is a particularly remarkable and lengthy appreciation of Les Burgraves (originally spread over two feuilletons), more evocative, it might be argued, than the play itself; elsewhere, he perceptively captures the fantastical and often bizarre nature of Hugo's drawings and transformations of coffee stains and ink blots.
His own plays, historical melodramas filled with rather wooden, typically romantic personages, include Hernani (1830), Ruy Blas (1838), and Les Burgraves (1843).
However, even in the manuscript of Baudelaire's play, L'Ideolus (abandoned in 1843, purportedly because of Hugo's failure with Les Burgraves, and whose hero is a sculptor, as it turned out), one also discovers variants that clearly indicate the poet's awareness of the possible sculptural manipulation of letters, specifically, the upper-case Y.