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Author Schiller, Friedrich, 1759-1805.

Uniform Title Verschwörung des Fiesco zu Genua. English. 2015
Title Fiesco's conspiracy at Genoa / by Friedrich Schiller ; translated by Flora Kimmich ; with an introduction and notes to the text by John Guthrie.

Imprint Cambridge : Open Book Publishers, ©2015.


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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 132 pages) : 2 portraits
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Open Book classics, 2054-2178 ; [2]
Open Book classics ; v. 2. 2054-2178
Note Available through Open Book Publishers.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 129-130).
Contents Introduction / John Guthrie -- The conspiracy of Fiesco at Genoa / translated by Flora Kimmich -- Notes to the text / John Guthrie -- Select bibliography.
Summary "Within two years of the success of his first play Die Räuber on the German stage in 1781, Schiller wrote a drama based on a rebellion in sixteenth century Italy, its title: The Conspiracy of Fiesco at Genoa. A Republican Tragedy. At the head of the conspiracy stood Gian Luigi de' Fieschi (1524-1547), Schiller's Count Fiesco, a clever, courageous and charismatic figure, an epicurean and unhesitant egoist, politically ambitious, but unsure of his aims and principles. He is one of Schiller's mysterious, protean characters who secures both our admiration and disgust. With Fiesco as tragic hero Schiller examines the complex entanglement of morality and politics in his own times that was to preoccupy him throughout his career. The play was a moderate success when performed in Mannheim in 1784; it was more popular in Berlin where, during Schiller's lifetime, it was performed many times in a version by Carl Plümicke, which however radically altered the play's meaning. There have been some noteworthy productions on the German stage and television, even if it has remained somewhat in the shadow of Schiller' other works. In the English-speaking world it is all but unknown and very seldom performed. This translation aims to remedy that oversight."--Publisher's website
Language Translated from the German.
Subject Schiller, Friedrich, 1759-1805. Verschwörung des Fiesco zu Genua.
Fiéschi, Gian Luigi, conte di Lavagna, 1522-1547 -- Drama.
Fiéschi, Gian Luigi, conte di Lavagna, 1522-1547. (OCoLC)fst00163697
German drama (Tragedy) -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
German drama (Tragedy) -- Translations into English.
Tragédie allemande -- 18e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Literary studies: plays and playwrights.
Literature and literary studies.
Literature: history and criticism.
The arts.
Theatre studies.
DRAMA -- Continental European.
German drama (Tragedy) (OCoLC)fst00941378
Chronological Term 1700-1799
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Translations. (OCoLC)fst01423791
Added Author Kimmich, Flora, 1939-
Guthrie, John, 1953-
Open Book Publishers.
Other Form: Print version: Schiller, Friedrich. Fiesco's conspiracy at Genoa. Cambridge, England : Open Book Publishers, ©2015 xvii, 130 pages Open Book Classics 9781783740437
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