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Christian Friedrich Hebbel ( March 18 is the 77th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (78th in leap years). There are 288 days remaining. March Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19... March 18, Years: 1810 1811 1812 - 1813 - 1814 1815 1816 Decades: 1780s 1790s 1800s - 1810s - 1820s 1830s 1840s Centuries: 18th century - 19th century - 20th century 1813 in art 1813 in literature 1813 in science 1813 in music 1813 in sports List of state leaders in 1813 List of religious leaders in 1813... 1813 December 13 is the 347th day of the year (348th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 18 days remaining. December Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19... December 13, 1863 is a common year starting on Thursday. Years: 1860 1861 1862 - 1863 - 1864 1865 1866 Decades: 1830s 1840s 1850s - 1860s - 1870s 1880s 1890s Centuries: 18th century - 19th century - 20th century 1863 in topic: Arts Architecture - Art - Literature - Music Other topics Canada - Rail transport - Science - Sport Lists of leaders: Colonial... 1863), was a Bundesrepublik Deutschland (In Detail) National motto: Einigkeit und Recht und Freiheit (German: Unity and Justice and Freedom) Official language German1 Capital Berlin Largest City Berlin Chancellor Gerhard Schröder President Horst Köhler Area - Total - % water Ranked 61st 349,223 km² 2.416% Population - Total (2004) - Density Ranked 13th 82... German Poets are authors of poems. Poets are often regarded as imaginative thinkers or writers. List of poets Apocalypse poets List of surrealist poets Mystic poets Symbolist Poets War poet List of Contemporary Turkish Poets Georgian poets List of Albanian language poets List of Afrikaans-language poets List of Arabic language... poet and A dramatist is an author of dramatic compositions, usually plays. The term is usually reserved for those who have written serious plays (as opposed to comedies or farces). A more general term for an author of plays, of whatever type, is playwright. See also: List of playwrights Categories: Theatre | Media... dramatist.


Hebbel was born at Wesselburen in Ditmarschen, Holstein also refers to a breed of cattle. Holstein also refers to a breed of horse Holstein (Hol-shtayn) is the southern part of Schleswig-Holstein in Germany, between the rivers Elbe, Eider and the Schlei firth. The capital of Holstein is Kiel. 1111-1474 an Imperial (Reichsunmittelbar) County of... Holstein, the son of a bricklayer. Despite his humble origins, he showed a talent for poetry, resulting in the publication, in the Hamburg Modezeitung, of verses which he had sent to Arnalie Schoppe (1791-1858), a popular journalist and author of nursery tales. Through her patronage, he was able to go to the University of Hamburg.


A year later he went to Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg Latin name Ruperto Carola Heidelbergensis Motto Semper apertus Established 1386 School type Public university Rector Prof. Dr. iur. Dr. h.c. Peter Hommelhoff Location Heidelberg, Germany Enrollment 25,000 students (2004) Staff -- (2004) Member Coimbra Group, LERU, EUA Homepage www... Heidelberg to study This article is about law in society. For other possible meanings, see law (disambiguation). Law (a loanword from Danish-Norwegian lov), in politics and jurisprudence, is a set of rules or norms of conduct which mandate, proscribe or permit specified relationships among people and organizations; as well as punishments for... law, but gave it up and went on to the With approximately 48,000 students, the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (German: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München or LMU) is one of the largest universities in Germany. It is a member of the League of European Research Universities. Munichs other major university is the Technical University of Munich. Contents... University of Munich, where he devoted himself to philosophy, history and literature. In 1839 Hebbel left Munich and walked all the way back to Hamburg, where he resumed his friendship with Elise Lensing, whose self-sacrificing assistance had helped him over the darkest days in Munich. In the same year he wrote his first Tragedy is one of the oldest forms of drama. Its origins are obscure, but it is certainly derived from the rich poetic and religious traditions of ancient Greece. Its roots may be traced more specifically to the dithyrambs, the chants and dances honoring the Greek god Dionysus, later known to... tragedy, Judith (published 1841), which in the following year was performed in Hamburg and Berlin and made his name known throughout Germany.


In 1840 he wrote the tragedy Genoveva, and the following year finished a Comedy is the use of humour in the performing arts. It also means a performance that relies heavily on humor. The term originally comes from theater, where it simply referred to a play with a happy ending, in contrast to a tragedy. The humor, once an incidental device used to... comedy, Der Diamant, which he had begun at Munich. In Years: 1839 1840 1841 - 1842 - 1843 1844 1845 Decades: 1810s 1820s 1830s - 1840s - 1850s 1860s 1870s Centuries: 18th century - 19th century - 20th century 1842 in art 1842 in literature 1842 in rail transport 1842 in science 1842 in music 1842 in sports List of state leaders in 1842 List of... 1842 he visited This article needs cleanup. Please edit this article to conform to a higher standard of article quality. Copenhagen, Denmark Need image Need image City flag City seal City nickname: none Location in Denmark Area  - Total  - Water 526 km² xxx km² xx% Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  ... Copenhagen, where he obtained from Christian VIII (September 18, 1786 – January 20, Denmark and Norway, the eldest son of the crown prince Frederick and Sophia Frederica of Mecklenburg_Schwerin, was born in 1786 at Christiansborg Palace in Copenhagen. He inherited the talents of his highly gifted mother, and his amiability and handsome features made him... King Christian VIII a small travelling studentship, which enabled him to spend some time in Paris and two years (1844-1846) in For other uses, see Italy (disambiguation). The Italian Republic or Italy (Italian: Repubblica Italiana or Italia) is a southern European country, comprising a boot-shaped peninsula and two large islands in the Mediterranean Sea: Sicily and Sardinia. It shares its nothern alpine boundary with France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia. The... Italy. In For other uses, see Paris (disambiguation). The Eiffel Tower has become the symbol of Paris throughout the world. Paris is the capital city of France, as well as the capital of the Île-de-France région, whose territory encompasses Paris and its suburbs. The city of Paris proper is... Paris he wrote his fine "tragedy of common life," Maria Magdalene (1844). On his return from Italy Hebbel met at This article is about the city and federal state in Austria. For other places or things called Vienna, see Vienna (disambiguation). State Coat of Arms General Information State Capital: Vienna ISO 3166-2: AT-9 Vehicle Registration: W Community Identification Number: 90101 - 92301 Postal code: 1010 - 1230 Area code: 01... Vienna two Polish noblemen, the brothers Zerboni di Sposetti, who in their enthusiasm for his genius urged him to remain, and supplied him with the means to mingle in the best intellectual society of the Austrian capital.


Hebbel's old precarious existence now became a horror to him, and he made a deliberate breach with it by marrying (in 1846) the beautiful and wealthy actress Christine Enghaus, giving up Elise Lensing (who remained faithful to him until her death), on the grounds that "a man's first duty is to the most powerful force within him, that which alone can give him happiness and be of service to the world": in his case the poetical faculty, which would have perished "in the miserable struggle for existence". This "deadly sin," which, "if peace of conscience be the test of action," was, he considered, the best act of his life, established his fortunes. Elise, however, still provided useful inspiration for his art. As late as Years: 1812 1813 1814 - 1815 - 1816 1817 1818 Decades: 1780s 1790s 1800s - 1810s - 1820s 1830s 1840s Centuries: 18th century - 19th century - 20th century 1815 in art 1815 in literature 1815 in science 1815 in music 1815 in sports List of state leaders in 1815 List of religious leaders in 1815... 1815, shortly after her death, he wrote the little epic Mutter und Kind, intended to show that the relation of parent and child is the essential factor which makes the quality of happiness among all classes and under all conditions equal.


Long before this Hebbel had become famous. German sovereigns bestowed decorations upon him; and in foreign capitals he was feted as the greatest of living German dramatists. From the grand-duke of Saxe-Weimar he received a flattering invitation to take up his residence at For the locality in Texas called Weimar see Weimar, Texas, there is also Weimar bei Kassel and Weimar in Marburg-Biedenkopf. Coat of arms Map Missing image Weimar-coat_of_arms.png Weimars coat of arms Statistics State: Thuringia District: Independent city Area: 84.27 km² Population: 63,691 (12/31... Weimar, where several of his plays were first performed. He remained, however, at Vienna until his death. Besides the works already mentioned, Hebbel's principal tragedies are:

  • Herodes and Mariamne (1850)
  • Julia (1851)
  • Michel Angelo (1851)
  • Agnès Bernauer (1855)
  • Gyges and rein Ring (1856)
  • the magnificently conceived trilogy Die Nibelungen (1862), his last work (consisting of a prologue, Der gehornte Siegfried, and the tragedies, Siegfrieds Tod and Kriemhilds Rache), which won for the author the Schiller prize.

Of his comedies Der Diamant (1847), Der Rubin (1850), and the tragi-comedy Ein Trauerspiel in Sizilien (1845), are the more important, but they are heavy and hardly rise above mediocrity. All his dramatic productions, however, exhibit skill in characterization, great glow of passion, and a true feeling for dramatic situation; but their poetic effect is frequently marred by extravagances which border on the grotesque, and by the introduction of incidents the unpleasant character of which is not sufficiently relieved. In many of his lyric poems, and especially in Mutter und Kind, published in 1859, Hebbel showed that his poetic gifts were not restricted to the drama.


His collected works were first published by E Kuh in 12 volumes at Hamburg, 1866-1868.


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Hebbel was born at Wesselburen in Ditmarschen, Holstein, the son of a bricklayer.
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