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The Harz Journey and Selected Prose

Heinrich Heine - Author

Ritchie Robertson - Introduction by

Ritchie Robertson - Translator

Ritchie Robertson - Notes by

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ISBN 9780140448504 | 368 pages | 30 Jan 2007 | Penguin Classics | 5.07 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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A rich collection of writings from a master German poet

A poet whose verse inspired music by Schubert, Schumann, Mendelssohn, and Brahms, Heinrich Heine was in his lifetime also greatly admired for his elegant prose. Beginning with three meditative works inspired by Heine’s journeys as a young man to Lucca, Venice, and the Harz Mountains, this compilation offers a fascinating look into a brilliant and prophetic mind as it ranges over the history of religion in Germany, Heine’s Jewish heritage, his early childhood, and more