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Anna C. Ezekiel

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I'm a freelance writer and German-English translator with a PhD in philosophy (McGill, 2013) and an LLM in international law (Open, 2019). My work focuses on the writings of historical German women philosophers, especially Karoline von Günderrode (1780-1806). I've also translated and published work on Bettina von Arnim, Dorothea Veit-Schlegel, Lou Andreas-Salomé, Hedwig Dohm, and other 19th and early 20th century philosophers.

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Karoline von Günderrode, “Don Juan”

Karoline von Günderrode’s poem “Don Juan” was published in her first, 1804 collection of poems, dialogues and short stories, Poems and Fantasies. The poem is a highly original take on the Don Juan story and reflects Romantic ideas of gender, of the relationship between art, love and morals, and of social constraints vs individuality. Günderrode’s characteristic focus on the momentary and its relat

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“We see single symptoms, hear one heartbeat of the century, and want to conclude from this that it is diseased.”
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“[B]ecause we see only a few features of the immeasurable carpet into which the earth spirit weaves the times, let us be humble. There is a surrender in which alone lies bliss and perfection and peace, a kind of contemplation, which I might call dissolution in the divine; let us strive to reach this, and not complain about the destinies of the universe.”
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“Why do human beings cling with such strength to thoughts and opinions, as if they were what is eternal? Why can they die for them, when precisely these thoughts are lost with their death?”
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“Why, then, is everything on earth good except human beings? Why should they alone become different than they are?”
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“There is an infinite force, an eternal life, that is everything that is, that was and will become, that engenders itself in mysterious ways, that remains eternal during all change and dying. It is at the same time the ground of all things and the things themselves, the condition and the conditioned, the creator and the creature, and it divides and separates itself in various figures, becomes sun, moon, stars, plants, animal and human being together, and flows through itself in fresh streams of life and contemplates itself in human beings in holy humility.”
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