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Life and writings of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing.

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Life and writings of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing.

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Published by W. Scott Pub. Co. in London .
Written in English

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  • Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim, -- 1729-1781

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    SeriesGreat writers
    ContributionsAnderson, John Parker, 1841-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination218, xv, [19] p. (p. [2-19] at end advertisements)
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18993518M


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His critical essays greatly stimulated German letters and combated. About the author () Lessing, one of the outstanding literary critics of all time, was "the first figure of European stature in modern German literature." The son of a Protestant pastor, he was educated in Meissen and at Leipzig University, then went to Berlin as a journalist in Lessing: Philosophical and Theological Writings (Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy series) by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing.

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At the wish of his father, a devout Lutheran clergyman, the young Lessing matriculated at Leipzig University in as a student of theology. But with that independent-mindedness – not to say rebelliousness – which would characterise his behaviour throughout his life, he soon abandoned theology for secular subjects and the writing of comedies.

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