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Gustav Kühne (1806–1888)

Kühne, Gustav (kü’nė). A prolific German novelist and poet; born at Magdeburg, Dec. 27, 1806; died at Dresden, April 22, 1888. Among his novels were: ‘A Quarantine in the Madhouse’ (1835); ‘Feminine and Masculine Characters’ (2 vols., 1838); ‘Portraits and Silhouettes’ (2 vols., 1863); ‘Convent Tales’ (2d ed. 1862); ‘The Rebels of Ireland’ (2d ed. 1863); ‘German Men and Women’ (2d. ed. 1863); ‘The Freemasons’ (2d ed. 1867). Of poems in addition to those contained in his collected works, he published: ‘Roman Sonnets’ (1869); ‘Christ on his Travels’ (1870); ‘Wittenberg and Rome’ (3 vols., 1877); ‘Romances, Legends, and Fables’ (1880). He wrote also the following dramas: ‘Isaura of Castile’; ‘The Emperor Friedrich III.’; ‘Demetrius’; etc.