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In his religious and philosophical writings he defended the faithful Christian’s right for freedom of thought. Nathan the Wise is considered to be the first example of the German “literature of humanity”.

Gifting of lessng Kindle edition at the Kindle MatchBook price is not available. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. The controversial pamphlets resulted in a heated debate between him and another theologian, Johann Melchior Goeze.

He believed that human reason initiated by criticism and dissent would develop, even without help by a divine revelation. He did much of his studying by reading manuscripts he found while working as a librarian. A Revolution in Theatre.

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing – Wikipedia

Lessing outlined the concept of the religious “Proof of Power”: Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The Age of Enlightenment. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. English Choose a language for shopping. Unfortunately, because of financial losses due to pirated editions of the Hamburgische Dramaturgiethe Hamburg Theatre closed just three years later.

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing was the world’s first officially appointed dramaturg. Wikiquote has quotations related to: He believed the French Academy lqocoonte devalued the uses of drama through their neoclassical rules of form and separation of genres. During this time, he wrote his first play, The Young Scholar. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Lessing was also famous for his friendship with Jewish-German philosopher Moses Mendelssohn. He argued against the belief in revelation and the holding on to a literal interpretation of the Bible by the predominant orthodox doctrine through a problem later to be called Lessing’s Ditch. The theatre’s main backer was Abel Seylera former currency speculator who since became known as “the leading patron of German theatre.

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

The family held an unpublished manuscript by Hermann Samuel Reimarus which attacked the historicity of Christian revelation. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Young Lessing studied at the Latin School in Kamenz from to University of America, Early in his life, Lessing showed interest in the theatre. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote Wikisource. Please try again later. His project of authors self-publishing their works, which he tried to accomplish in Hamburg with C. Afra’s, he enrolled at the University of Leipzig where he pursued a degree in theology, medicine, philosophy, and philology — But his ideal of a possible life as a free author was hard to keep up against the economic constraints he faced.

In the play, Lessing set up tension between Judaism, Islam, and Christianity by having one character ask Nathan which religion was the most genuine.

In this work, he argues against the tendency to take Horace ‘s ut pictura poesis as painting, so poetry as prescriptive for literature. Historical truths which are in doubt cannot be used to prove metaphysical truths such as God’s existence.


Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Write a customer review. Austrian writers German writers Liechtenstein writers Swiss writers in Lessinb. Lessing advocated the outline of drama in Aristotle’s Poetics. Lessing’s Hamburgische Dramaturgie ran critiques of plays that were performed in the Hamburg Theatre, but after dealing with laocoohte actors and actresses, Lessing redirected his writings to more of an analysis on the proper uses of drama.

Get to Know Us. With this he especially turned against the then predominant literary theory of Gottsched and his followers. In his own literary existence he also constantly strove for independence. How can miracles continue to be used as a base for Christianity when we have no proof of miracles? Nathan avoids the question by telling the parable of the three rings, which implies the idea that no specific religion is the “correct religion.

Wikisource has original works written by or about: Thousands of books are eligible, including current and former best sellers. Lessing formed a close connection with his cousin, Christlob Mylius, and decided to follow him to Berlin. Neuber eventually produced the play in There’s a problem loading this menu right now. His plays and theoretical writings substantially influenced the development of German literature. In his writing The Education of Humankind Die Erziehung des Menschengeschlechts he extensively and coherently lays out his position.

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