Deutsche Schaubühne

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Title Deutsche Schaubühne
Subject Drama; German drama
Creator Gottsched, Johann Christoph, 1700-1766
Description Gottsched, Johann Christoph (1700-1766) Leipzig: B.C. Breitkopf, 1746-1750 Neue verb. Aufl. The works of Johann Gottsched helped develop the purification of the German language. Gottsched's intent was to reign in excessive and vulgar German literary tastes of the time. His concern was justified, but others rejected his attempt, objecting to artificial rules and championing the cause of imagination. Gottsched stood his ground but was defeated. Before the end of his life he was mocked and sneered at for being doctrinaire. Later critics of Gottsched agree that early modern German theater owed more to him than his contemporary critics gave him credit for. Gottsched wrote several plays, including adaptations of English and French tragedies. Deutsche Schaubühne, is a six volume collection of drama, mostly translations of French plays. The second edition of The German Theater with its new preface was the culmination of Gottsched's life work.
Date 1746
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Format Creation Original scanned with Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, 16.7 megapixel digital camera and saved as 400 ppi uncompressed TIFF, 16 bit depth. PDF display images generated using Kirtas OCR Manager.
Identifier Die_Deustche_Schaubuhne.pdf
Language ger
Rights Management
Holding Institution J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Scanning Technician Cliodhna Davis
Metadata Cataloger Matt Brunsvik; Luise Poulton; Choun Votha
Call Number PN6114 .G68 1746; Record ID 9968600102001
ARK ark:/87278/s62234w8
Setname uum_rbc
Date Created 2012-07-17
Date Modified 2019-08-16
ID 81085
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