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  1. Johann Christoph. 1700–66, German critic, dramatist, and translator
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  • Gottsched was deeply interested in the restoration of the German drama.

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  • I received a translation of 'Iphigenia' by Gottsched, and Quintus read it to me.

  • "He has written a German history as well as a foreigner could write it," said Gottsched.

  • "Well, I think we have already made many beautiful things of it," said Gottsched, in the full consciousness of his own fame.

  • Gottsched did not perceive the mockery which lay in these words of the king, but received them smilingly as agreeable flattery.