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Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim 1729-1781

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Works: 8,232 works in 27,413 publications in 31 languages and 163,576 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Drama  Essays  Biography  Autographs  Sources  Records and correspondence  Literature  Art 
Subject Headings: Authors, German 
Roles: Author, Other, Translator, Editor, Honoree, Creator, Contributor, Dedicatee, Bibliographic antecedent, Collector, Composer, Correspondent, Lyricist, Singer, Conductor, Author of introduction, Speaker, Vocalist, Recipient, Librettist
Classifications: PT2406, 832.6
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Laocoön ; Nathan the Wise ; Minna von Barnhelm by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing( Book )

563 editions published between 1766 and 2016 in 14 languages and held by 4,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This essay contends that the confusion of the arts, such as literary painting or descriptive verse, can only lead to aesthetic disaster. The author distinguishes between the temporal and spatial arts and shows how their natures limit the type of subject matter which each can handle effectively
Emilia Galotti, a tragedy in five acts by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing( Book )

925 editions published between 1771 and 2017 in 14 languages and held by 3,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing wurde am 22.1.1729 in Kamenz/Oberlausitz geboren. Sein Vater war Pastor. Der junge Lessing besuchte zuerst die Stadtschule in Kamenz, von 1741-1746 die Fürstenschule in Meißen. Er studierte danach Medizin und Theologie in Leipzig. Danach lebte er als freier Schriftsteller in Berlin, wo er für mehrere Zeitungen schrieb. Er hatte Verbindung zu verschiedenen Theatergruppen und schrieb für diese seine ersten Stücke. Dauernd in Geldnot nahm er in Breslau eine Stelle als Sekretär beim General Tauentzien an. 1767 erhielt er eine Anstellung als Dramaturg und Kritiker am Deutschen Nationaltheater in Hamburg, 1770 eine Stelle als Bibliothekar in Wolfenbüttel. Lessing starb am 15.2.1781 in Braunschweig
Minna von Barnhelm; a comedy in five acts by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing( Book )

535 editions published between 1767 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 2,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written at the close of the Seven Years' War, Minna von Barnhelm is considered to be Lessing's greatest drama. One of the first German national dramas, it tells the story of Tellheim, a sensitive German soldier, and Minna, his love
Nathan der Weise : ein dramatisches Gedicht in fünf Aufzügen by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing( Book )

633 editions published between 1779 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing wurde am 22.1.1729 in Kamenz/Oberlausitz geboren. Sein Vater war Pastor. Der junge Lessing besuchte zuerst die Stadtschule in Kamenz, von 1741-1746 die Fürstenschule in Meißen. Er studierte danach Medizin und Theologie in Leipzig. Danach lebte er als freier Schriftsteller in Berlin, wo er für mehrere Zeitungen schrieb. Er hatte Verbindung zu verschiedenen Theatergruppen und schrieb für diese seine ersten Stücke. Dauernd in Geldnot nahm er in Breslau eine Stelle als Sekretär beim General Tauentzien an. 1767 erhielt er eine Anstellung als Dramaturg und Kritiker am Deutschen Nationaltheater in Hamburg, 1770 eine Stelle als Bibliothekar in Wolfenbüttel. Lessing starb am 15.2.1781 in Braunschweig
Hamburgische Dramaturgie by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing( Book )

422 editions published between 1767 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 1,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minna von Barnhelm; oder, Das Soldatenglück; ein Lustspiel in fünf Aufzügen by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing( Book )

480 editions published between 1767 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: Werke. Herausgegeben von Herbert G. Göpfert in Zusammenarbeit mit Karl Eibl, Helmut Göbel, Karl S. Guthke, Gerd Hillen, Albert von Schirmding und Jörg Schönert, Band 1-8, München: Hanser, 1970 ff. Erstdruck: Berlin (Voss) 1767. Uraufführung am 30.9.1767 in Hamburg
Lessings Nathan der Weise by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing( Book )

76 editions published between 1827 and 2012 in German and English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continental drama : Calderon, Corneille, Racine, Molière, Lessing, Schiller : with introductions notes, and illustrations by Charles William Eliot( Book )

16 editions published between 1909 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literary and philosophical essays, French, German and Italian by Charles W Eliot( Book )

16 editions published between 1909 and 2004 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That we should not judge of our happiness until after our death. That to philsophise is to learne how to die. Of the institution and education of children. Of friendship. Of bookes. By Montaigne. -- Montaigne. What is a classic? by C.-A. Sainte-Beuve. --The poetry of the Celtic races, by E. Renan. --The education of the human race, by G.E. Lessing. --Letters upon the aesthetic education of man, by J.C.F. Schiller. --Fundamental principles of the metaphysic of morals. Transition from popular moral philosophy to the metaphysic of morals. by I. Kant. --Byron and Goethe, by G. Mazzini
Die Erziehung des Menschengeschlechts by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing( Book )

155 editions published between 1780 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religionspädagogische Aufklärungsschrift
Lessing's theological writings : selections in translation by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing( Book )

26 editions published between 1956 and 1997 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Though starting from a deist standpoint, Lessing raised the questions that have dominated theology up to our own time ... Progressive revelation, historical inevitability, the relation between natural and supernatural, or between faith and historical events--all these issues were foreseen by Lessing. The volume contains nine of his short treatises, all provocative"--The Times Literary Supplement
Hamburg dramaturgy by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing( Book )

10 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gesammelte Werke by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing( Book )

31 editions published between 1929 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traités sur la fable : précédés de la Soixante-dixième lettre ; suivis des Fables by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing( Book )

144 editions published between 1759 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu yu yan gu shi bao kuo san wen ti yu yan he shi ti yu yan liang bu fen.Shou lu le"huan xiang","shi zi he tu zi","hou zi he hu li","ye ying he kong que","ma que he tian shu","mo fan fu qi"deng yu yan
Minna von Barnhelm, oder, Das Soldatenglück : ein Lustspiel in fünf Aufzügen by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing( Book )

126 editions published between 1770 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nathan der Weise by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing( Book )

144 editions published between 1804 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing wurde am 22.1.1729 in Kamenz/Oberlausitz geboren. Sein Vater war Pastor. Der junge Lessing besuchte zuerst die Stadtschule in Kamenz, von 1741-1746 die Fürstenschule in Meißen. Er studierte danach Medizin und Theologie in Leipzig. Danach lebte er als freier Schriftsteller in Berlin, wo er für mehrere Zeitungen schrieb. Er hatte Verbindung zu verschiedenen Theatergruppen und schrieb für diese seine ersten Stücke. Dauernd in Geldnot nahm er in Breslau eine Stelle als Sekretär beim General Tauentzien an. 1767 erhielt er eine Anstellung als Dramaturg und Kritiker am Deutschen Nationaltheater in Hamburg, 1770 eine Stelle als Bibliothekar in Wolfenbüttel. Lessing starb am 15.2.1781 in Braunschweig
Philosophical and theological writings by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing( Book )

15 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729-81), thinker, dramatist and controversialist of many-sided interests, is the most representative figure of the German Enlightenment. This text presents a comprehensive collection of Lessing's philosophical and theological writings
Lessing, the founder of modern German literature by Henry B Garland( Book )

3 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing by Karl Siegfried Guthke( Book )

2 editions published between 1967 and 1973 in Undetermined and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nathan the Wise, Minna von Barnhelm, and other plays and writings by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lessing was a playwright, scholar, poet, archeologist, philosopher, and critic. His genius is evident in the works collected in this volume, which includes the comedy Minna von Barnhelm, the tragedy Emilia, Galotti, Nathan the Wise, The Jews (and related correspondence), Ernst and Falk: Conversations for the Freemasons, and selections from philosophical and theological writings
 
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Laocoön ; Nathan the Wise ; Minna von Barnhelm
Alternative Names
G. E. L.

G. E. L 1729-1781

Gotholds Efraims Lesings

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing Alimanya mama llaqtayuq qillqaq

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing auteur dramatique et théoricien de la littérature allemande

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing deutscher Dichter der Aufklärung

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing Duits schrijver

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing e dütsche Dichder vo dr Ufkläärig

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing escritor alemán

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing německý básník

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing pisarz niemiecki

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing scriitor și filozof german, reprezentant al Iluminismului

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing scrittore, filosofo e drammaturgo tedesco

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing writer, philosopher, publicist, and art critic

L 1729-1781

L., G. E.

L., G. E. 1729-1781

Lai-hsin 1729-1781

Lai-hsin, Kao-tʻe-ho-tʻe Ai-fei-la-mu 1729-1781

Lai-shin 1729-1781

Lai xin 1729-1781

Laixin 1729-1781

Laixin zhu 1729-1781

Lasing, Talif 1729-1781

Lesing, Gotchold Efraim 1729-1781

Lesing, Gothold Efraim 1729-1781

Lēsing, Gôṭhôld Efrayim 1729-1781

Lesing, Gotold Efraim 1729-1781

Lesing, Gotthold Ephraim 1729-1781

Lesiṅga, Gauṭaholḍa Ifarāima

Lesingas, G. A. 1729-1781

Lesingas, Gotholdas Efraimas 1729-1781

Lesingi, Gothold Epʹraim 1729-1781

Lesings, G. E. (Gotholds Efraims), 1729-1781

Lesings, G. (Gotholds Efraims), 1729-1781

Lesings, Goth. Efr 1729-1781

Lesings, Gothold Efraim 1729-1781

Lesings, Gotholds Efraims 1729-1781

Lessigg, Godofredos Efraim 1729-1781

Lessing.

Leßing 1729-1781

Lessing, Boh. Efraim 1729-1781

Lessing, E. 1729-1781

Lessing, E.-G. 1729-1781

Lessing , Efraimo

Lessing, Efraimo 1729-1781

Lessing, Ephraim 1729-1781

Lessing, G. 1729-1781

Lessing G. E.

Leßing, G. E. 1729-1781

Lessing, G. E. (Gotthold Ephraim), 1729-1781

Lessing, G. Efraim 1729-1781

Lessing, G. Efraimo 1729-1781

Lessing, G. Ephraim 1729-1781

Lessing, Godophredos Ephraim 1729-1781

Lessing, Gotchol’d Ėfraim 1729-1781

Lessing, Gotcholʹd Ėfraim 1729-1781

Lessing, Gotgol'd Efraim 1729-1781

Lessing, Gothold Efrajm 1729-1781

Lessing, Goṭhold Efrayim 1729-1781

Lessing, Gothold Ephraim 1729-1781

Lessing, Gothophredos Ephraïm 1729-1781

Lessing, Gotkholʹd Ėfraim 1729-1781

Lessing, Gottchol'd Ėfraim 1729-1781

Lessing, Gottfried Ephraim 1729-1781

Lessing, Gotth. E. 1729-1781

Lessing, Gotth. Ephr.

Leßing, Gotth. Ephr 1729-1781

Lessing, Gotthard E. 1729-1781

Lessing, Gotthard Ephraim 1729-1781

Lessing, Gotthelf Ephraim 1729-1781

Lessing, Gotthold 1729-1781

Lessing, Gotthold E.

Leßing, Gotthold E. 1729-1781

Lessing, Gotthold Efraim.

Lessing Gotthold Efraim 1729-1781

Lessing, Gotthold Efrain 1729-1781

Lessing, Gôṭṭhôld Efrayim 1729-1781

Lessing Gotthold Ephraim

Lessing, Gotthold-Ephraim 1729-1781

Lessing, Gotthold Ephrain 1729-1781

Lessing, Gottold Ephraim 1729-1781

Lessing , Gottoldo Efraimo

Lessing Gotxold Efraim

Lessinga, Gotthold E. 1729-1781

Lessingius, Gotth. Ephr.

Lessingius Gotth. Ephr. 1729-1781

Lessingius, Gotthold Ephraim 1729-1781

Lessink, Gkottchold Ephraim 1729-1781

Lisinǧ 1729-1781

Lisīng, Ǧ. D. 1729-1781

Lisīng, Gūthūld Ifrayīm 1729-1781

Lsings, Gotholds Efraims 1729-1781

Philosophe bien digne d'en être.

philosophe bien digne d'en être, Un 1729-1781

Qothold Efraim Lessinq

Resshingu 1729-1781

Resshingu, G. E. 1729-1781

Γκότχολντ Εφραίμ Λέσσινγκ Γερμανός συγγραφέας, δραματικός ποιητής και κριτικός της τέχνης

Готгольд Ефраїм Лессінг

Готхальд Эфраім Лесінг

Готхолд Ефраим Лесинг

Готхолд Ефраим Лесинг гертмански филозоф, писател и критичар

Готхолд Ефрајм Лесинг

Готхольд Эфраим Лессинг немецкий писатель, драматург

Лессинг, Г. Е. 1729-1781

Лессинг Г. Э

Лессинг Г. Э. 1729-1781

Лессинг, Г. Э. (Готхольд Эфрайм), 1729-1781

Лессинг, Готтһольд Ефраим

Лессинг, Готхольд Эфрайм 1729-1781

Лессінг, Г. Е 1729-1781

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גוטהולד אפרים לסינג

גוטהולד אפרים לסינג מחזאי מתקופת הנאורות הגרמנית

לסינג, גוטהולד אפריים 1729-1781

לסינג, גוטהולד אפרים 1729־1781

לעסינג, אפרים ידידיה

לעסינג, גוטהולד אפרים 1729-1781

‏לעססינג, א. ו.

לעססינג, א. ו 1729־1781

לעססינג, אפרים ידידיה 1729-1781

לעססינג, ג.ע., 1729-1781

לעססינג, ג. ע 1781־1729

לעססינג, גאטהאלד אפרים 1729-1781

לעססינג, גאטטהאלד עפראים

לעססינג, גאטטהלד עפרים 1729־1781

לעססינג, ידידיה אפרים

לעססינג, ידידיה אפרים 1729־1781

إفرايم ليسينغ

جوتهولد افرايم لسينج، 1729-1781

قوتهولد افرایم لسینق

لسنغ، غتهلد افرايم

لسنگ، غتهلد افرايم

لسينغ، غوتهولد إفرايم، 1729-1781

ليسنغ، غوتهلد افرايم

ليسنگ، غوتهلد افرايم

ليسينغ، غوتهولد إفرايم، 1729-1781

ليسينغ، غوتهولد إفرائيم، 1729-1781

گوتهولد افرایم لسینگ

გოტჰოლდ ეფრაიმ ლესინგი

고트홀트 에프라임 레싱

레싱 1729-1781

레싱, G. E 1729-1781

레싱, 고트홀트 1729-1781

레싱, 고트홀트 E. 1729-1781

레싱, 고트홀트 에프라임 1729-1781

레싱, 곳홀트 에프라임 1729-1781

레씽, 고트홀트 1729-1781

레씽, 고트홀트 에프라임 1729-1781

레씽, 곳홀트 에프라임 1729-1781

ゴットホルト・エフライム・レッシング

レッシング, G. E

レッシング, G. E. 1729-1781

レッシング, ゴットホールド・イ

レッシング, ゴットホルト・エフライム

戈特霍尔德·埃夫莱姆·莱辛

莱辛 1729-1781

莱辛 1729-1781 G. E

莱辛, G. E, 1729-1781

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Minna von Barnhelm; a comedy in five actsNathan der Weise : ein dramatisches Gedicht in fünf AufzügenHamburgische DramaturgieLiterary and philosophical essays, French, German and ItalianLessing's theological writings : selections in translationNathan der WeisePhilosophical and theological writingsNathan the Wise, Minna von Barnhelm, and other plays and writings