Southern Scholars in Goethe's Germany
Krumpelmann, John T.
This treasury of enlightening information reveals the roles of youthful Southerners in academic, scholarly, and literary society in Weimar, Göttingen, Bonn, Berlin, Heidelberg, and Munich in the Golden Age of Germany. In this piece of German-American cultural history, Krumpelmann traces the paths and influence of young men from the American South who attended German universities in the age of Goethe. Discussed are Hugh Legaré, Jesse Burton Harrison, George Henry Calvert, Thomas Caute Reynolds, Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve, James Woodrow, and others.
KeywordsGerman Studies; Literature
PublisherUniversity of North Carolina Press
Publication date and placeChapel Hill, 1965
SeriesUNC Studies in the Germanic Languages and Literatures, 51
Literature: history & criticism