Nelly Stern "leading gynecologist [and author] at the world famous women's spa of Franzensbad
in Czechoslovakia." The copy seems to quote Dr.
While offering some new insights into key texts, such as Aus Franzensbad
and the late autobiographical writings, both authors devote a significant part of their books to making an (occasionally not fully convincing) case for a number of the less well-known works, including the dramas.
The main streets bear names like Kaiser-Franz-Josef Ring, Erzherzog-Rainer Ring, Kaiser-Franz Ring (confusing to foreigners!), and Erzherzog Wilhelm Ring; the hot sulfur-bath hotels are called Johannesbad, Karolinenbad, Josefsbad, Franzensbad
Muller's remaining lyrical collection, Lyrische Reisen und epigrammatische Spaziergange (1827), is presumably to be read in a similar fashion: 'Lieder aus dem Meerbusen von Salerno', 'Lieder aus Franzensbad
bei Eger', 'Fruhlingskranz aus dem Plauenschen Grunde bei Dresden', 'Muscheln von der Insel Rugen' (echoes of Heine here), 'Berenice.