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Lessing and the German Enlightenment

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Format: Book- Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780729410755
Author: Ed: Ritchie Robertson
Publication Date: 04-Sep-2013
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Table of Contents: Ritchie Robertson, Preface

Note on references

H. B. Nisbet, Lessing’s achievement

Romira Worvill, Lessing and the French Enlightenment

Alexander Košenina and Ritchie Robertson, Lessing as journalist and controversialist

Richard E. Schade, Lessing’s poetry

John T. Hamilton, Reception, gratitude and obligation: Lessing and the classical tradition

Jason Gaiger, The contemporaneity of Lessing’s aesthetics

Thomas Martinec, Lessing’s dramatic theory

Francis Lamport, ‘Solcher Väter giebt es keinen mehr’: paternal authority in Lessing’s tragedies

K. F. Hilliard, Lessing’s comedies

Jonathan M. Hess, Lessing and German–Jewish culture: a reappraisal

Adam Sutcliffe, Lessing and toleration

David Hill, Enlightenment as a historical process: Ernst und Falk and Die Erziehung des Menschengeschlechts 

Christoph Bultmann, Lessing and the Bible

Karl S. Guthke, Lessing and science

A chronology of the life and major works of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing


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