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Gotthold Ephraim Lessing was a German writer philosopher dramatist publicist and art critic and one of the most outstanding representatives Lessings Werke, Kindle - of the Enlightenment era His plays and theoretical writings substantially influenced the development of German literature He is widely considered by theatre historians to be the first dramaturg Lessing was born in Kamenz a small town in Saxony His father was a clergyman and the author of theological writings After visiting Latin School in Kamenz from onwards and the F rstenschule St Afra in Meissen from onwards he studied theology and medicine in Leipzig From to he lived in Leipzig and Berlin and worked as reviewer and editor for amongst others the Vossische Zeitung In he took his Master s degree in Wittenberg From to he worked in Breslau now Wroc aw as secretary to General Tauentzien In he returned to Berlin only to leave again in to work for three years as a dramaturg and adviser at the German National Theatre in Hamburg There he met Eva K nig his future wife In Lessing became a librarian at the Herzog August Bibliothek in Wolfenb ttel His tenure there was interrupted by many travels For example in he journeyed to Italy accompanied by Prince Leopold In Lessing was initiated into Freemasonry in the lodge Zu den drei Rosen in Hamburg In he married Eva K nig who was then a widow in Jork near Hamburg She died in after giving birth to a short lived son On February Lessing aged died during a visit to the wine dealer Angott in Brunswick Lessing was also famous for his friendship with Jewish German philosopher Moses Mendelssohn In his celebrated biography of Mendelssohn s famous grandson Felix Larry Todd describes their friendship as one of the most illuminating metaphors for the clarion call of the Enlightenment for religious tolerance Lessing was a poet philosopher and critic His theoretical and critical writings are remarkable for their often witty and ironic style and their unerring polemics Hereby the stylistic device of dialogue met with his intention of looking at a thought from different angles and searching for elements of truth even in the arguments made by his opponents For him this truth was never solid or something which could be owned by someone but always a process of approaching Early in his life Lessing showed interest in the theatre In his theoretical and critical writings on the subject as in his own plays he tried to contribute to the development of a new bourgeois theatre in Germany With this he especially turned against the then predominant literary theory of Gottsched and his followers He particularly criticized the simple imitation of the French example and pleaded for a recollection of the classic theorems of Aristotle and for a serious reception of Shakespeare s works He worked with many theatre groups eg the one of the Neuberin In Hamburg he tried with others to set up the German National Theatre Today his own works appear as prototypes of the later developed bourgeois German drama Scholars generally see Mi Sara Sampson and Emilia Galotti as the first bourgeois tragedies Minna von Barnhelm Minna of Barnhelm as the model for many classic German comedies Nathan the Wise Nathan der Weise as the first German drama of ideas Ideendrama His theoretical writings Laocoon and Hamburg Dramaturgy Hamburgische Dramaturgie set the standards for the discussion of aesthetic and literary theoretical principles Lessing advocated that dramaturgs should carry their work out working directly with theatre companies rather than in isolation In his religious and philosophical writings he defended the faithful Christian s right for freedom of thought He argued against the belief in revelation and the holding on to a literal.
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- Lessings Werke, Vol. 1 (Classic Reprint)
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