Wanderjahr

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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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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.
Wanderjahre A period of travel to broaden one's experience.
That would add to his Wanderjahre through Bavaria, Austria and Northern Italy, and to his period in Rome which, since he painted most of his pictures there, may have started well before the Jubilee Year of 1600.
The memoir itself is an often funny, self-effacing piece, Auster's attempt to understand his cash-strapped wanderjahre of the seventies.