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Definition of the noun kleist

What does kleist mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. German dramatist whose works concern people torn between reason and emotion (1777-1811)

Writings

"Kleist" is a book by Jean Grosjean.

Miscellanea

Kleist is a family name.

Phrases with Kleist

  1. heinrich von kleist
  2. bernd heinrich wilhelm von kleist

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Google previewThe Michigan Alumnus (1900)

Kleist is a practicing attorney in Milwaukee and lecturer on medical jurisprudence in the Milwaukee Medical College. — Frank Sel- don Buckley, ' Sgdf A.B. (Oberlin College) 1884, who spent some time in Berlin, Germany, is now practicing ...

Google previewA Library of the World's Best Literature - Ancient and Modern - Vol.XXII (Forty-Five Volumes); Kingsley-Le Sage (2008)

by Charles Dudley Warner

BY CHARLES HARVEY GENUNG Jeinrich von Kleist is a tragic figure; an unhappy man born in an unhappy time. Endowed with supreme poetic powers which in a more fortunate age might have made him chief among the poets ...

Google previewTruth and Lies in Literature (1988)

Essays and Reviews by Stephen Vizinczey

Kleist is a classic writer in the Greek sense. The best guide to him is Aristotle, who said that of all the elements of tragedy 'the most important is the plot, the ordering of the incidents, for tragedy is a representation not of men but of action and of ...

Google previewThe Methuen Drama Dictionary of the Theatre (2013)

by Jonathan Law

Kleist, Heinrich von ( 1777–1811) German playwright and author, who was virtually unrecognized during ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World War II (2007)

by Alan Axelrod, Jack A. Kingston

Kleist, Paul Ludwig von (1881–1954) commander of German Army Group ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Gay Histories and Cultures (2013)

by George Haggerty

But now, Kleist is recognized as a harbinger of modernism and a major influence on such high modernists as Franz Kafka, as well as on renowned gay filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder. In such dramas as Amphitryon, Prince Friedrich of ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

ln comedy, Kleist made a name with Der ...

Google previewElectrochemical Dictionary (2012)

by Allen J. Bard, György Inzelt, Fritz Scholz

Kleist, Ewald Jürgen (Georg) von 533 on the rate of the electrode reaction and the ! mass transport processes. The rate of the electrode reaction also depends on the rate of several processes, such as the rates of the ! charge transfer step, ...

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Small photo of ROMANIA - CIRCA 1961: stamp printed by Romania, show Heinrich Kleist, circa 1961.Small photo of Friedrich Graf Kleist Nollendorf - Picture from Meyers Lexicon books written in German language. Collection of 21 volumes published between 1905 and 1909.Small photo of famous tower of the castle in Bad Homburg, original location for the theater "Prinz from Homburg" from the author KleistSmall photo of famous tower of the castle in Bad Homburg, original location for the theater "Prinz from Homburg" from the author KleistSmall photo of famous tower of the castle in Bad Homburg, original location for the theater "Prinz from Homburg" from the author KleistSmall photo of famous tower of the castle in Bad Homburg, original location for the theater "Prinz from Homburg" from the author KleistSmall photo of famous tower of the castle in Bad Homburg, original location for the theater "Prinz from Homburg" from the author Kleist More...

Scrabble value of K5L1E1I1S1T1

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