The Broken Jug (German: Der zerbrochne Krug, pronounced [deːɐ̯ t͡sɛɐ̯.ˈbʁɔx.nə kʁuːk] ⓘ, also sometimes translated The Broken Pitcher) is a comedy written by the German playwright Heinrich von Kleist.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Broken_Jug
Bernd Heinrich Wilhelm von Kleist (18 October 1777 – 21 November 1811) was a German poet, dramatist, novelist, short story writer and journalist. His best known works are the theatre plays Das Käthchen von Heilbronn , The Broken Jug , Amphitryon and Penthesilea , and the novellas Michael Kohlhaas and The Marquise of O .
Heinrich von Kleist was a 19th-century German author who wrote plays, poems, and novels. He is known for his realistic and psychological depiction of human emotions, themes, and situations. He was influenced by the Romantic movement and the French literature of the 18th century. He died by suicide in 1811 at the age of 34.
Heinrich von Kleist war ein deutscher Dramatiker, Erzähler, Lyriker und Publizist, der vor allem für seine Novellen Das Käthchen von Heilbronn, Der zerbrochne Krug und Penthesilea bekannt ist. Er war ein Außenseiter im literarischen Leben seiner Zeit und ein Vertreter der deutschen Romantik. Erfahren Sie mehr über sein Leben, seine Werke und seine Wirkung.
Heinrich von Kleist, (born Oct. 18, 1777, Frankfurt an der Oder, Brandenburg—died Nov. 21, 1811, Wannsee, near Berlin), German writer. He served seven years in the Prussian army, and his work first attracted attention when he was in prison accused as a spy.
The Broken Jug (German: Der zerbrochne Krug, pronounced [deːɐ̯ t͡sɛɐ̯.ˈbʁɔx.nə kʁuːk] ⓘ, also sometimes translated The Broken Pitcher) is a comedy written by the German playwright Heinrich von Kleist.
The hero and heroine of the story both survive, are married, and seem set to live happily ever after while the villain is punished by a particularly unpleasant death. Truth and justice may seem in danger for a while, but perhaps the suspense only makes their eventual triumph the more satisfying.
Heinrich von Kleist. The plays and stories of the German author Heinrich von Kleist (1777-1811) show a preoccupation with intense feelings and the problems these feelings may cause. Heinrich von Kleist was born in Frankfurt an der Oder on October 18, 1777. In compliance with family tradition he entered the Prussian army at the age of 15.
Summary. In nova fert animus mutatas dicere formas / corpora. —Ovid, Metamorphoses, Book 1, lines 1–2. [My spirit compels me to tell of forms changed into new bodies] SHORTLY BEFORE HIS DEATH, in a letter of August 1811, Heinrich von Kleist (1777–1811) wrote to his cousin Marie von Kleist (1761–1831) of his struggle to delineate ...
1777 Bernd Heinrich Wilhelm von Kleist was born in Frankfurt an der Oder on 18th October (according to an entry in the garrison church register; he himself always gave his date of birth as 10th October). He was the oldest son of staff sergeant, later major Joachim Friedrich von Kleist and his second wife Juliane Ulrike, nee von Pannwitz.