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

Paul Heyse (1830–1914)

Heyse, Johann Ludwig Paul (hī’ze). A German poet and novelist; born in Berlin, March 15, 1830; died in 1914. At twenty-four he became noted for the purity and elegance of his elegiac verses, and the succeeding fertile years have brought him high and enduring renown. ‘Francesca da Rimini,’ a tragedy; ‘The Sabines,’ a play that under severe tests won the prize offered by the King of Bavaria in 1857; ‘The Brothers’; ‘Ourika,’ a tale; ‘Rafael,’ a legend and metrical study,—all poems,—and ‘New Tales of Marianne,’ a series of prose idyls the dramas ‘Meleager’; ‘Hadrian’; ‘Alcibiades’; ‘Vamina Vamini’; ‘Elizabeth Charlotte’; ‘The Right of the Stronger’ are among his numerous works. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).