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The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

Stern, Adolf

German poet and historian of literature; born at Leipsic June 14, 1835. He studied philosophy and history at Leipsic and Jena, and resided from 1853 to 1865 in Weimar, Chemnitz, Zittau, and Schandau, finally settling in Dresden, where in 1868 he became assistant professor, and the following year professor, of the history of literature and art at the polytechnic.

Stern's literary activity has been very extensive; of his many works the following may be mentioned:

  • Poetical: "Gedichte," Leipsic, 1860 (3d ed. 1882); "Am Königssee," ib. 1863; "Historische Novellen," ib. 1866; "Das Fräulein von Augsburg," ib. 1868; "Johannes Guttenberg," ib. 1873 (2d ed. 1889); "Neue Novellen," ib. 1875; "Die Deutschherrn," a tragedy, Dresden, 1878; "Aus Dunklen Tagen," Leipsic, 1879; "Die Letzten Humanisten," ib. 1880 (3d ed. 1889); "Ohne Ideale," ib. 1881; "Camoens," ib. 1886; "Drei Venezianische Novellen," ib. 1886; "Auf der Reise," Dresden, 1890; "Die Wiedergefundene," Stuttgart, 1891.
  • Historical: "Fünfzig Jahre Deutscher Dichtung," Leipsic, 1871 (2d ed. 1877); "Katechismus der Allgemeinen Litteraturgeschichte," ib. 1874 (2d ed. 1892); "Zur Litteratur der Gegenwart," ib. 1880; "Lexicon der Deutschen Nationallitteratur," ib. 1882; "Geschichte der Neuern Litteratur," ib. 1883-85; "Geschichte der Weltlitteratur," Stuttgart, 1887-88; "Beiträge zur Litteraturgeschichte des Siebzehnten und Achtzehnten Jahrhunderts," Leipsic, 1893;"Studien zur Litteratur der Gegenwart," Dresden, 1895.
  • Miscellaneous: "Wanderbuch," Leipsic, 1877 (3d ed. 1890); "Herman Hettner," ib. 1885; "Die Musik in der Deutschen Dichtung," ib. 1888.

Stern has edited the following works: W. Hauff's "Sämmtliche Werke," Berlin, 1879; Herder's "Ausgewählte Schriften," Leipsic, 1881; Chr. Gottfried Körner's "Gesammelte Schriften," ib. 1882; Vilmar's "Geschichte der Deutschen Nationallitteratur," Marburg, 1890 (to this work Stern added "Die Deutsche Nationallitteratur vom Tode Goethes bis zur Gegenwart," which appeared also in a separate edition); Peter Cornelius' "Gesammelte Gedichte," Leipsic, 1890. In collaboration with Erich Schmidt, Stern edited also Otto Ludwig's "Gesammelte Schriften," Leipsic, 1891 (with a life of the author, which appeared also separately). He has furthermore translated from the Swedish the poems of Count Snoilsky, Dresden, 1892.

Bibliography:
  • Brockhaus Konversations-Lexikon;
  • Meyers Konversations-Lexikon.
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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Stern, Adolf'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tje/s/stern-adolf.html. 1901.

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