Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel quotes about poetry

"A definition of poetry can only determine what poetry should be and not what poetry actually was and is otherwise the most concise formula would be: Poetry is that which at some time and some place was thus named."

Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel   poetry

"A definition of poetry can only determine what poetry should be and not what poetry actually was and is otherwise the most concise formula would be: Poetry is that which at some time and some place was thus named."

Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel   poetry

"Women are treated as unjustly in poetry as in life. The feminine ones are not idealistic, and the idealistic not feminine."

Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel   poetry

"Women are treated as unjustly in poetry as in life. The feminine ones are not idealistic, and the idealistic not feminine."

Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel   poetry

"Women are treated as unjustly in poetry as in life. The feminine ones are not idealistic, and the idealistic not feminine."

Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel   poetry

"From what the moderns want, we must learn what poetry should become from what the ancients did, what poetry must be."

Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel   poetry

"From what the moderns want, we must learn what poetry should become from what the ancients did, what poetry must be."

Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel   poetry

"Nothing truly convincing - which would possess thoroughness, vigor, and skill - has been written against the ancients as yet especially not against their poetry."

Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel   poetry

"Nothing truly convincing - which would possess thoroughness, vigor, and skill - has been written against the ancients as yet especially not against their poetry."

Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel   poetry

"Nothing truly convincing - which would possess thoroughness, vigor, and skill - has been written against the ancients as yet especially not against their poetry."

Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel   poetry
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