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Karl Frenzel (1827–1914)

Frenzel, Karl Wilhelm (frents’el). A German novelist and essayist; born at Berlin, Dec. 6, 1827; died in 1914. He published several volumes of historical essays, as ‘Poets and Women’ (3 vols., 1859–66), ‘Busts and Pictures’ (1864); ‘Renaissance and Rococo’ (1878); also two volumes of dramatic criticism, ‘Berlin Dramaturgy’ (1877). Among his numerous historical novels of the eighteenth century are: ‘Pope Ganganelli’ (1864); ‘Charlotte Corday’ (1864); ‘La Pucelle’ (1871); ‘Lucifer: A Story of Napoleon’s Time’ (1873). Outside the field of historical fiction he wrote many stories, as ‘Mrs. Venus’ (1880); ‘Chambord’ (1883); ‘Weary of Life’ (1886); ‘Woman’s Rights’ (1892). He is also author of ‘German Voyages’ (1868).