Evangeline | Critical Essay by Arnd Bohm

This literature criticism consists of approximately 5 pages of analysis & critique of Evangeline.
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Critical Essay by Arnd Bohm

SOURCE: “F. L. von Stolberg's ‘Der Harz' as a Source in the Prologue of Evangeline,” in ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Vol. 7, No. 3, July, 1994, pp. 146-49.

In the following essay, Bohm points out the implications of Longfellow's use of von Stolberg's poem ‘Der Harz’ in Evangeline.

Shifts in the canon relegate to obscurity writers who were once prominent. Friedrich Leopold von Stolberg (1750-1819) is known today only to specialists of eighteenth-century German literary history, primarily for his participation in the “Storm and Stress” movement (Sturm und Drang), as an acquaintance of Goethe's, and for his intense, mystical religiosity in later life (Behrens, Schumann). Enough of his fame endured briefly for him to be memorialized, together with his brother Christian, also a writer, in an expansive edition of...

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