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

Johann Heinrich Jung-Stilling (1740–1817)

Jung-Stilling (yöng-stil’ing), called Johann Heinrich Jung. A German writer of fiction and autobiography; born in Grund, Westphalia, Sept. 12, 1740; died at Karlsruhe, April 2, 1817. He was of very humble origin and worked his way to learning. The novels with which he began his literary career, ‘The Story of Florentin von Fahlendorn,’ ‘The Story of the Lord of Morgenthau,’ and others, are chronicles of his career at various stages; but he worked the field at its richest in the series of “Stilling” autobiographies, ‘Heinrich Stilling’s Youth,’ ‘Heinrich Stilling’s Wanderings,’ and the prolific cycle of their successors.