Eduard Mörike (1907 words)

Raleigh Whitinger (University of Alberta)
Download PDF Save to Bookshelf Tweet Report an Error

Context

Eduard Mörike attained enduring fame in his lifetime primarily as a lyric poet and also produced prose works that have retained their significance as masterful contributions to modern German narrative. His poetry marks a significant transition phase in the lyric developments from the classical and romantic tradition around 1800 to the flourishing of the modernist lyric around 1900. In addition, his novella Mozart auf der Reise nach Prag [Mozart on the Way to Prague, 1856] ranks with Thomas Mann's Death in Venice as one of the most complex and compelling in an illustrious tradition of German artist stories, while his novel Maler Nolten [Nolten the …

Citation: Whitinger, Raleigh. "Eduard Mörike". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 28 July 2005 [https://staging.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=5732, accessed 07 August 2022.]

5732 Eduard Mörike 1 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.

Save this article

If you need to create a new bookshelf to save this article in, please make sure that you are logged in, then go to your 'Account' here

Leave Feedback

The Literary Encyclopedia is a living community of scholars. We welcome comments which will help us improve.