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

Joseph von Eichendorff (1788–1857)

Eichendorff, Baron Joseph von (ī’ċhen-dôrf). A distinguished German poet; born at the castle of Lubowitz in Silesia, March 10, 1788; died at Neisse, Nov. 26, 1857. His principal works are: ‘Presage and Presence’; ‘War to the Philistines,’ a dramatic story; ‘The Life of a Good-for-Nothing,’ idealizing vagabondage; the tragedies ‘Ezzelin of Romano,’ ‘The Last Hero of Marienburg,’ and other plays. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).