Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Musmann, Klaus.

Title Mein leben : a social and political critique of life in eighteenth-century Germany : the autobiography of Johann Gottfried Seume / translated by Klaus Musmann with a foreword by Urs Meyer
Published Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, 2012
Online access available from:
EBSCO eBook Academic Collection    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (212 pages)
Summary This is a translation of Mein Leben by Gottfried Seume, an autobiography of an influential 19th century author. First issued in 1813, this translation is based on a critical edition of the work by Joerg Drews done in 1993. This is the first time it has been translated into English from German. Some of Seume?s writings were banned for their controversial political overtones. This book was never published during his lifetime and the first uncensored edition appeared in 1879. In addition, the autobiography recounts his famous walks across Europe, which were also described in the book A Stroll to
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 204-206) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Seume, Johann Gottfried, 1763-1810.
Authors, German -- 18th century -- Biography.
Germany -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
Author Musmann, Klaus.
ISBN 077342184X (electronic bk.)
9780773421844 (electronic bk.)