History of the Revolt of the Netherlands — Volume 04 - Friedrich Schiller

History of the Revolt of the Netherlands — Volume 04

By Friedrich Schiller

  • Release Date: 1805-05-09
  • Genre: Geschichte
  • Size: 133.63 KB

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The present is the best collected edition of the important works of Schiller which is accessible to readers in the English language. Detached poems or dramas have been translated at various times since the first publication of the original works; and in several stances these versions have been incorporated into this collection. Schiller was not less efficiently qualified by nature for an historian than for a dramatist. He was formed to excel in all departments of literature, and the admirable lucidity of style and soundness and impartiality of judgment displayed in his historical writings will not easily be surpassed, and will always recommend them as popular expositions of the periods of which they treat.