By Friedrich Hölderlin
One in all Germany's maximum poets, Johann Christian Friedrich Holderlin (1770-1843) was once additionally a prose author of severe feeling, intelligence and belief. This new translation of chosen letters and essays lines the existence and suggestions of this outstanding author. Holderlin's letters to pals and fellow writers reminiscent of Hegel, Schiller and Goethe describe his improvement as a poet, whereas these written to his kinfolk communicate with nice ardour of his ideals and aspirations, in addition to revealing funds concerns and, eventually, the tragic unravelling of his sanity. those works learn Holderlin's nice preoccupations - the team spirit of life, the connection among artwork and nature and, especially, the spirit of the author.
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One in every of Germany's maximum poets, Johann Christian Friedrich Holderlin (1770-1843) used to be additionally a prose author of severe feeling, intelligence and notion. This new translation of chosen letters and essays lines the lifestyles and options of this notable author. Holderlin's letters to acquaintances and fellow writers corresponding to Hegel, Schiller and Goethe describe his improvement as a poet, whereas these written to his relations converse with nice ardour of his ideals and aspirations, in addition to revealing cash concerns and, ultimately, the tragic unravelling of his sanity.
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See Verfassungslehre. 13. Die geistesgeschichtliche Lage des heutigen Parlamentarismus (Munich: Duncker and Humblot, 1923). 14. The Concept of the Political, trans. George Schwab (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1976). The German original is Der Begriff des Politischen (Berlin: Duncker and Humblot, 1928). 15. See Ex Captivitate Salus. 16. See Søren Kierkegaard, Diary of a Seducer, trans. Gerd Gillhoff (New York: Frederick Ungar, 1966). 17. The romantic, therefore, is a paradigm of the coquette, who flirts with reality and transcends its limits by translating all experiences into the domain of the aesthetic.
Only now does everything that will happen and all sequential order Page 19 become incalculable in a fantastic manner, which is precisely the immense attraction of this attitude. That is because this attitude makes it possible to take any concrete point as a departure and stray into the infinite and the incomprehensible — either in an emotionally fervent fashion or in a demonically malicious fashion, depending upon the individuality of the particular romantic. Only now does it become clear how much the occasional is the relation of the fantastical, and also — again, varying with the individuality of the particular romantic — the relation of intoxication or the dream, the relation of the adventure, the fairy tale, and the magical game.
6. " See "Der Führer schützt das Recht," Deutsche Juristen-Zeitung 39 (1934), 945–50. 7. Schmitt seems to have conceived his support for the Nazis as an attempt to protect himself against a despotic and capricious regime that was unable to guarantee his safety. For an account of the motives behind Schmitt's conduct during the Third Reich, see Bendersky, Carl Schmitt. The efforts Schmitt was willing to make in order to accommodate himself to the Nazi Jewish policy are nicely illustrated in his book on Page xxxiv Hobbes.