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A rich collection of writings from a master German poet

A poet whose verse inspired music by Schubert, Schumann, Mendelssohn, and Brahms, Heinrich Heine was in his lifetime also greatly admired for his elegant prose. Beginning with three meditative works inspired by HeineÂ's journeys as a young man to Lucca, Venice, and the Harz Mountains, this compilation offers a fascin

Paperback, 368 pages
Published September 7th 1993 by Penguin Classics
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Christian Johann Heinrich Heine was one of the most significant German poets of the 19th century. He was also a journalist, essayist, and literary critic. He is best known outside Germany for his early lyric poetry, which was set to music in the form of Lieder (art songs) by composers such as Robert Schumann and Franz Schubert. Heine's later verse and prose is distinguished by its satirical wit an ...more
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