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scottish twaddle

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...This is an interesting view by the great friend of Goethe’s Friedrich Schiller of the fight between Elizabeth I and Mary Stuart for the British crown. Historically it is incorrect but it is a delightful portrayal of honour in conflict with the passions. E ...

lewiscrofts 17.07.2000 · Read full review

Review of Mary Stuart - Friedrich Schiller

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great stuff

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...This is Schiller’s first play and exhibits an unrivalled sense of gall, exuberance and youthful wrath. Written mostly in secret whilst still in education the play is an example of the Sturm und Drang movement, where the true expression of human emotion wa ...

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Review of The Robbers - Friedrich Schiller

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too complex

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Disadvantages: too dry

This is a quirky play which comes at the end of the more volatile period of his creativity. It moves from the realm of raw and intense passion into the more seemingly more stable world of the court and bourgeois life. This stability is, however, non-exist ...

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Review of Love and Intrigue - Friedrich Schiller

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