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Wanderjahr

a year’s absence from one’s schooling as period to reflect on learning. [Eur. Hist.: Plumb, 414]
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Traditions die hard in Germany, and one that's still practiced by young journeymen of the ancient and mysterious craftsmen's guild is the Wanderjahre, or years of travel, a custom that dates back to the 12th century.
There, and in the Danube Valley of his Wanderjahre, Cranach placed the wholly Germanic scenes of his classical and biblical pictures.
In the Wanderjahre Carlyle signaled the ascetic quality of this canon, but he was also concerned with the wider implications for a Lebensphilosophie.
On "George Ticknor's Wanderjahre," see Van Wyck Brooks, The Flowering of New England (New York: E.
Goethe's Wilhelm Meisters Wanderjahre is the sequel to Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre, and here, time and time again, the idea of emigrating to America plays a major role.
In their evocative and yet strangely abstract landscape backgrounds, and in the hectic pathos of their figures, the three winged altarpieces he executed for monasteries in lower Austria during his Wanderjahre (c.
This period, until his settling down in Paris in 1937, is Beckett's period of European Wanderjahre.
She does not appear until the second novel, Wilhelm Meister's Wanderjahre (Wilhelm Meister's Wandering Years, 1821,1829).
The Goethe who wrote the second part of Faust and the Wanderjahre, was still the author of Gotz and Werther.
The title Wilhelm Meister in fact refers to two novels, the Lehrjahre (1795-1796) and the Wanderjahre (1821/1829), and Redfield devotes a chapter to each.
also Eva, first woman or at least first wife, come with you from your fifties Italian Wanderjahre, bright, bubbly, smart, first fatal taste of Italia for me whose first impression of you was of the dapper don, striding, gliding onto the stage at the 92d Street Y in '62 to say a few words - few words, gravitas, but they all counted - with Max Polikoff before Paul Jacobs played your Cocktail Music.
The Wanderjahre were a sleep and a forgetting" (from "our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting," again in Wordsworth's "Ode: Intimations of Immortality"; Dream 200, More Pricks 48)