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Gottsched and the High Noon of Rationalism

Frederick C. Beiser

in Diotima's Children: German Aesthetic Rationalism from Leibniz to Lessing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199573011
eISBN:
9780191722202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573011.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, History of Philosophy

This chapter focuses on another prominent figure in the development of aesthetic rationalism: Johann Christian Gottsched (1700-66). Gottsched is a seminal, if also controversial, figure in German ... More


The Poets' War

Frederick C. Beiser

in Diotima's Children: German Aesthetic Rationalism from Leibniz to Lessing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199573011
eISBN:
9780191722202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573011.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, History of Philosophy

This chapter focuses on one of the most famous episodes in German cultural history in the early 18th century: Gottsched's bitter quarrel with the Swiss aestheticians J. J. Bodmer and J. J. ... More


Consolidation and Crisis, 1705–1740: the Reich Under Joseph I and Charles VI

Joachim Whaley

in Germany and the Holy Roman Empire: Volume II: The Peace of Westphalia to the Dissolution of the Reich, 1648-1806

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693078
eISBN:
9780191732256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693078.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Joseph I and Charles VI had to deal with the turbulence arising from the War of Spanish Succession and faced significant challenges in Italy, the Low Countries and Spain. Confessional tensions ... More


Leipzig: First Years (1723–1730)

David Schulenberg

in Bach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190936303
eISBN:
9780190936334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190936303.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Bach arrived at Leipzig in 1723 and remained there for the rest of his life. A university city, Leipzig was also a trade center. Although it was not a princely residence, members of its ruling ... More


A Marriage Rooted in Reason

Andrew Talle

in Beyond Bach: Music and Everyday Life in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252040849
eISBN:
9780252099342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252040849.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chapter six presents a case study of one of the most famous and influential academic couples of the era: Johann Christoph and Luise Adelgunde Viktorie Gottsched. In addition to Frau Gottsched’s ... More


Women in the history of German language studies: ‘That subtle influence for which women are best suited’?

Nicola McLelland

in Women in the History of Linguistics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198754954
eISBN:
9780191816451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754954.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter presents a history of women in the study of the German language, from sparse early evidence, to their first public forays as translators and poets, as learners and as teachers—successful ... More


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