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Social Reality in the German Novel 1618-1848


Alfred Douglas White

Contents: Social history, everyday history and history of mentalities, exemplified in German and French novels, seventeenth to nineteenth centuries: Sorel, Grimmelshausen, Christian Reuter, Der Sächsische Robinson, Schnabel, Gellert, La Roche, Nicolai, Goethe, Jean Paul, Tieck, Gotthelf, Keller, Balzac – Distinguishing historical evidence from fantasy.