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Germany: Beyond the Enchanted Forest free pdf German military figures had a certain terrifying glamour, ' wrote Patrick Leigh Fermor, recalling views about Germany during the First World War. When, he asked, had the bristling general replaced the 'philosophers and composers and bandsmen and peasants and students drinking and singing in harmony?' The enchanted forest, symbol of Romantic idealism and traditional folktales, had given way to other images of Germany and Germans. By following Leigh Fermor, and over eighty other British and North American literary visitors to Germany, this original anthology shows how different generations of English-speakers have depicted this country. Starting in the sixteenth century with some of the earliest travel accounts in English, Brian Melican presents a wide range of writing about, or set in, Germany. Letters from Johnsonians such as Boswell and Garrick and the Romantic poets Coleridge and Wordsworth- the journals of Herman Melville and Henry James- ante bellum fiction by authors such as D....

About Brian Melican

Brian Melican is a British journalist, translator, and author who has been living in Germany for five years. He has published a range of articles, online videos and books in English and German.

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Author : Brian Melican
Publisher : Signal Books Ltd
Data Published : 20 May 2013
ISBN : 1908493917
EAN : 9781908493910
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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