By Friedrich Schlegel
Friedrich Schlegel's Lucinde and the Fragments was once first released in 1971. Minnesota Archive variations makes use of electronic know-how to make long-unavailable books once more obtainable, and are released unaltered from the unique collage of Minnesota Press editions.For the final century and a part, Friedrich Schlegel (1772–1829) has loved a name for being the serious gray eminence at the back of the arriving to energy of the Romantic circulation. It was once Schlegel, in his 3 sequence of aphoristic fragments (Lyceum, Athenaeum, and Ideas), who really first outlined and hired the observe "romantic" within the current experience; and it was once he who in a chaotic, fragmentary, and infrequently mysterious yet forceful demeanour first proclaimed the doctrine that was once to herald the fashionable age in literature. He too was once one of the first to place his new software into perform within the form of his unfinished Lucinde,a paintings variously denounced as pornography and heralded as a forerunner of contemporary novelistic experimentation, and doubtless the main well-known novel to come back out of German Romanticism.Both the Fragments and Lucinde,along with a super journey de strength, the "Essay on Incomprehensibility," can be found now for the 1st time in a whole English translation during this quantity, including a short scholarly creation. This translation will permit non-German readers to envision first and foremost hand the paintings of a guy whom Rene Wellck has referred to as "one of the best critics of history." At a time whilst the functionality of feedback is coming once more less than shut skeptical scrutiny, Friedrich Schlegel's unorthodox, unsystematic yet seminal serious mind—all of literature, philosophy, paintings, and background have been grist to his mill—should locate many sympathetic readers. The publication should be of specific curiosity to theorists of literature and fiction, comparative literature students, and historians of the highbrow historical past of Germany, and it really is applicable for path use in German and comparative literature periods.
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Its length and central placement fairly clearly indicate that it is to represent the focal core of the novel. Though the relatively formal conventionality of this section presents few structural problems, the remaining twelve non-narrative sections pose questions which are at times hard to explain — for example, what is the point of their order of sequence, how do they relate to the central section and to each other? In theory, at least, an answer to these questions should not be difficult, since, if Lucinde does indeed possess its vaunted natural or "organic" form, it ought to be possible to show how all the separate parts form a unified whole.
The impetus to write Lucinde was, however, not wholly theo18. For a broader discussion of Romanticism and its place in European intellectual history, see Rene Wellek, "The Concept of Romanticism in Literary History," Comparative Literature, i (1949), 1-23, 147-172. Reprinted in Concepts of Criticism, ed. Stephen G. Nichols, Jr. (New Haven, 1963). 2O Introduction retical. The very fact that the title character is a woman who bears a striking resemblance to Schlegel's then mistress, Dorothea Veit, shows that the novel is an expression not merely of Schlegel's theory, but also of his life.
But then irresistibly my yearning would also grow until, brought to you on its wings, I would sink into your arms. Let men or words try to bring misunderstanding between us! That deep pain would quickly ebb and soon resolve itself into a more perfect harmony. I'd pay as little attention to it as a woman in love does to the slight hurt she suffers in the heat of pleasure.