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Paul, Jean:

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, pseud. Jean Paul,
1763–1825, German novelist. He studied theology at the Univ. of Leipzig and later taught in that city. His novels combine the idealism of Fichte with the romantic sentimentality of Sturm und Drang.
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Jean Paul:

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1763–1825, German novelist. He studied theology at the Univ. of Leipzig and later taught in that city. His novels combine the idealism of Fichte with the romantic sentimentality of Sturm und Drang.
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Jean Paul

 

(pseudonym of Johann Paul Friedrich Richter). Born Mar. 21, 1763, in Wunsiedel; died Nov. 14, 1825, in Bayreuth. German writer. Son of a schoolteacher.

Jean Paul’s first works, notably Greenland Processes (1783), are sharp satires. His short story “The Life of the Very Contented Little Teacher Maria Wuz From Auenthal’’ (1793) and his novel Hesperus (1795) are idylls. In the novel Siebenkds (1796–97), Jean Paul creates a vivid picture of life in feudal Germany at the end of the 18th century. In the philosophical novel Titan (1800–03), the heroes remain abstract figures. In his unfinished novel Walt and Vult, or the Twins (1804–05) sentimental and romantic elements are whimsically interwoven with realism, and in his last novel, The Comet, or Nicholas Marggraf (1820), satirical tendencies again predominate. In his aesthetic treatise Preparatory Study in Aesthetics (1804), the sections on the novel and on humor are particularly interesting. Jean Paul’s treatise on education, Levana; or, the Doctrine of Education (1806), is written in the spirit of the Enlightenment and humanism.

WORKS

Sämtliche Werke: Historisch-kritische Ausgabe, vols. 1–30. Weimar-Berlin, 1927–[64]. (Edition not completed.)
Werke, vols. 1–2. Berlin-Weimar, 1968.
Briefe, vols. 1–5, 7–9. Weimar-Berlin, 1954–64. (Edition not completed.)
In Russian translation:
Antologiia iz Zhan-Pol’ Rikhtera. St. Petersburg, 1844.
Zibenkez. Leningrad, 1937.

REFERENCES

Belinskii, V. G. “Retsenziia naAntologiiu iz Zhan-Pol’ Rikhtera.” Poln. sobr. soch., vol. 8. Moscow, 1955.
Admoni, V. G. “Zhan-Pol’ Rikhter.” In the collection Rannii burzhuaznyi realizm. Leningrad, 1936.
Istoriia nemetskoi literatury, vol. 3. Moscow, 1966.
Miiller, J. Jean-Paul. … Leipzig, 1923.
Berend,E.Jean-Paul-Bibliographie. Stuttgart, 1963.

V. G. ADMONI

Jean Paul

real name Johann Paul Friedrich Richter. 1763--1825, German novelist
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