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Memories in verse : the travels of Ludwig von Anhalt-Koethen (1579-1650)

By Petra Caruana Dingli and Frans Ciappara

Abstract

In he 1640s the aging Duke Ludwig von Anhalt-Koethen embarked on a project to turn the journal that he kept during his journeys as a young man into a long narrative poem in the vernacular German. In 1617 he had founded the 'Fruchtbringende Gesellschaft', inspired by the Italian academies that he had seen in Florence some 20 years earlier.peer-reviewe

Topics: Baroque literature -- History and criticism, Anhalt-Koethen, Ludwig von, 1579-1650
Year: 2015
OAI identifier: oai:www.um.edu.mt:123456789/2915
Provided by: OAR@UM

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