Kleist

[ klahyst ]
/ klaɪst /
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noun

(Bernd) Hein·rich (Wil·helm) von [bernt hahyn-rikh vil-helm fuh n] /bɛrnt ˈhaɪn rɪx ˈvɪl hɛlm fən/, 1777–1811, German poet, dramatist, and story writer.

Related formsKleist·i·an, adjective

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Kleist

/ (klaɪst) /

noun

(Bernd) Heinrich (Wilhelm) von (ˈhainrɪç fɔn). 1777–1811, German dramatist, poet, and short-story writer. His plays include The Broken Pitcher (1808), Penthesilea (1808), and The Prince of Homburg (published 1821)
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