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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Friedrich von Schiller (1759–1805)

Schiller, Johann Christoph Friedrich von (shil’ler). A great German poet and dramatist; born in Marbach on the Neckar, Nov. 10, 1759; died at Weimar, May 9, 1805. His works include: ‘The Robbers’ (1780–81); ‘Inquiry into the Connection between the Animal and Spiritual Nature of Man’ (1780–81); ‘Fiesco’ (1783); ‘Love and Intrigue’ (1784); ‘Don Carlos’ (1785); ‘History of the Revolt of the Netherlands from Spanish Rule’ (1788); ‘The Ghost Seer’ (1789); ‘History of the Thirty Years’ War’ (1792); ‘Xenien’ (1796), with Goethe; ‘Votive Tablets’ (1796); ‘Wallenstein’s Camp’ (1798); ‘The Piccolomini’ (1799); ‘Wallenstein’s Death’ (1799); ‘Maria Stuart’ (1800); ‘The Maid of Orleans’ (1801); ‘The Bride of Messina’ (1803); ‘William Tell’ (1804); ‘Demetrius,’ a fragment; and various short poems, tales, and essays. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).