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Paperback, 285 pages
Published April 28th 2000 by Adamant Media Corporation
(first published 1800)
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I actually read the Kindle edition translated by Coleridge (well the last two plays).... and could you be in better hands for a poetic translation? Wallenstein, the trilogy, is broken into what amounts to really about 2 and 1/5 plays. The first two were interesting but not particularly moving. The last, however, the Death of Wallenstein, was most, most excellent.
Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller (November 10, 1759 – May 9, 1805) was a German poet, philosopher, historian, and dramatist. During the last few years of his life (1788–1805), Schiller struck up a productive, if complicated, friendship with already famous and influential Johann Wolfgang Goethe, with whom he greatly discussed issues concerning aesthetics, encouraging Goethe to finish works h ...moreMore about Friedrich Schiller...