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Otto Friedrich Gruppe (1804–1876)

Gruppe, Otto Friedrich (gröp’pe). A German poet, philosopher, and critic; born in Dantzig, April 15, 1804; died at Berlin, Jan. 7, 1876. He first won attention with his ‘Antæus,’ a work on speculative philosophy, written in opposition to Hegelianism. ‘The Turning-Point of Nineteenth-Century Philosophy,’ ‘Ariadne, the Tragic Art of the Greeks,’ ‘Roman Elegy,’ ‘The Theogony of Hesiod,’ and a variety of similar works, have earned him distinction. His poems include: ‘The Winds,’ an effort at Aristophanean comedy; ‘Queen Bertha,’ ‘Emperor Charles,’ and ‘Albion,’ three epics of great beauty; ‘Poems of Fatherland,’ ‘The War of 1866,’ and other martial poems; ‘Otto von Wittelsbach,’ a drama.