||Preface to the Second Edition of the Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm (1819)
The brothers Jakob (1785-1863) and Wilhelm Grimm (1786-1859) collected proverbs and myths, and compiled....
||Ernst Dronke on Popular Theater, Bourgeois Theater, and Court Theater in Berlin (1846)
In his book Berlin (1846), the writer and socialist Ernst Dronke (1822-1891) offers....
||Wilhelm Heinrich Riehl on Novels about Peasants and Real Peasants (1851)
In the following excerpt, folklorist Wilhelm Heinrich Riehl (1832-1897) observes a conspicuous preoccupation with peasants in recent novels and asks whether bourgeois writers from educated circles....