Definition of Sturm und Drang

1. Noun. A state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally). "The industrial revolution was a period of great turbulence"

Exact synonyms: Turbulence, Upheaval
Category relationships: Government, Political Science, Politics
Generic synonyms: Disorder
Specialized synonyms: Agitation, Ferment, Fermentation, Tempestuousness, Unrest, Roller Coaster, Violence
Derivative terms: Turbulent



Definition of Sturm und Drang

1. Noun. Turmoil; a period of emotional intensity and anxiety. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Sturm und Drang

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A History of German Literature by John George Robertson (1902)
"THE phenomenon known as " Sturm und Drang" is by no " Sturm means restricted ... There is a period of " Sturm und Drang " in all literatures, as there is, ..."

2. A History of German Literature by John George Robertson (1902)
"THE phenomenon known as "Sturm und Drang" is by no "Sturm means restricted to ... There is a period of " Sturm und Drang " in all literatures, as there is, ..."

3. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, George Walter Prothero, Sir Adolphus William Ward (1907)
"In fiction the Sturm und Drang produced one great book, Die Leiden des ... In point of fact, the Sturm und Drang failed conspicuously in its search for a ..."

4. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians, Stanley Mordaunt Leathes (1907)
"In point of fact, the Sturm und Drang failed conspicuously in its search for a type of novel that was suited to its needs. ..."

5. The History of Modern Painting by Richard Muther (1895)
"Sturm-und-Drang period in literature.— Rousseau.—Goethe's " Werther."—Schiller's "Robbers."—Spain: Francis Goya, his pictures and etchings. ..."

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