Definition of Heinrich von Kleist
1. Noun. German dramatist whose works concern people torn between reason and emotion (1777-1811).
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Literary usage of Heinrich von Kleist
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
""More deeply than most of his contemporaries," says Kuno Francke, HEINRICH VON KLEIST " did Kleist feel the agony of an age which saw the creation of ..."
2. The German Drama of the Nineteenth Century by Georg Witkowski (1909)
"Heinrich von Kleist The great writer who, after the death of Schiller, might have been ... Only much later did it become clear that Heinrich von Kleist, ..."
3. The world's wit and humor: an encyclopedia of the classic wit and humor of by Lionel Strachey (1906)
"... Heinrich von Kleist Ready for the Inspector ADAM, Village Magistrate, and LICHT, Clerk of Court. Licht. Eh, what in the world has come over you, ..."
4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Consult Becker, KH, 'Kleist and Hebbel» (1904); Brahm, 'Heinrich von Kleist' (new ed., Berlin 1913) ; Hart, Julius, 'Das Kleist-Buch' (1912); Herzog, ..."
5. Studies in German Literature in the Nineteenth Century by John Firman Coar (1903)
"From Werner one turns with a sense of relief to his contemporary, Heinrich von Kleist. He, too, met shipwreck in life ; but the poet saved the freight for ..."