Sturm und Drang

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Synonyms for Sturm und Drang

a state of uneasiness and usually resentment brewing to an eventual explosion

Synonyms for Sturm und Drang

a state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally)

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Noting that the text originates in Johann Wolfgang yon Goethe's Sturm und Drang singspiel libretto Erwin und Elmire (1775), Schleuning persuasively connects Mozart's through-composed setting to the Sturm und Drang concept of nature as a stage for emotional drama.
Bruce Duncan writes on the passions as exemplified in Sturm und Drang works as a reflection of developments in later eighteenth-century psychology.
The works he produced there were fundamental to the Sturm und Drang literary movement.
More speculation is offered in a somewhat rambling but nonetheless interesting essay by Peter Schleuning on the significance of Bach's Chromatic Fantasy, in which he asks whether it should be read as an expression of German pietism, as a funeral lament in the tombeau tradition for the loss of the composer's first wife, as anticipation of the later Sturm und Drang "movement," or as a combination of all the above.
Schiller's early prose plays are in the style of the Sturm und Drang, but tend to deal with more specific social problems than Goethe's early plays.
Cub's abduction and Samson's rescue mission directly channel the father-son Sturm und Drang of both "The Lion King" and "Finding Nemo," though absent the former's powerhouse dramatics or the latter's eye-popping visual splendor.
The first four parts cover 'The Early Reception (1682-1741)'; the Enlightenment, when the plays were domesticated in Wieland's prose translation; the Sturm und Drang (with Lenz a key figure); and Classicism and Romanticism.
Those for whom contemporary British painting means the Sturm und Drang of Bacon, Freud, and company may have to revise their stereotypes when the Tate unleashes Bridget Riley's first full retrospective since 1978, curated by the Tate's Paul Moorhouse and accompanied by a catalogue with essays by Robert Kudielka and Richard Shiff.
Early works such as Sturm und Drang (Storm and Stress) and Die Leiden des jungen Werthers (The Sorrows of young Werther) are considered masterpieces.
Dramatist and novelist, a representative of the German literary revolt against rationalism in favor of emotionalism known as the Sturm und Drang movement.
Puritans, pundits and the politically correct have had to take cover for 20 years from Stern's sturm und drang.
27), namely, that the (Sturm und Drang and Enlightenment) values Goethe upheld in the Theatralische Sendung are 'taken back' and relativized in the Lehrjahre and the Wanderjahre.
Kirkeby carries Sturm und Drang to a mystical new extreme in which an intimate merger with nature is suggested even as the dynamics of heavy earth, rushing water, fiery light, and crystal-clear air are respected.
The symphonies are pre-Viennese, three-movement works, showing the Haydnesque influence of the dark Sturm und Drang fashion; but there are also striking glimpses into the past (harpsichord textures emerging out of sudden silences, recalling Vivaldi) and astonishing leaps into the future, even half a century ahead to Mendelssohn.
German dramatist whose most important work, the tragedy Julius von Tarent (1776), is the forerunner of Friedrich von Schiller's famous Sturm und Drang masterpiece Die Rauber (1781; The Robbers).