Schlegel

[ shley-guhl ]

noun
  1. Au·gust Wil·helm von [ou-goost vil-helm fuhn], /ˈaʊ gʊst ˈvɪl hɛlm fən/, 1767–1845, German poet, critic, and translator.

  2. his brother, Frie·drich von [free-drikhfuhn], /ˈfri drɪx fən/, 1772–1829, German critic, philosopher, and poet.

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Schlegel

/ (German ˈʃleːɡəl) /


noun
  1. August Wilhelm von (ˈauɡʊst ˈvɪlhɛlm fɔn). 1767–1845, German romantic critic and scholar, noted particularly for his translations of Shakespeare

  2. his brother, Friedrich von (ˈfriːdrɪç fɔn). 1772–1829, German philosopher and critic; a founder of the romantic movement in Germany

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