sturm and drang

sturm and drang
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  • Sturm und Drang — (the conventional translation is Storm and Stress ; a more literal translation, however, might be storm and urge , storm and longing , storm and drive or storm and impulse ) is the name of a movement in German literature and music taking place… …   Wikipedia

  • Sturm und Drang — [shtoorm′ oont dräŋ′] n. [Ger < Wirrwarr, oder Sturm und Drang, lit., Confusion, or Storm and Stress, play by F. M. v. Klinger (1752 1831), Ger dramatist] an early romantic movement in 18th cent. German literature and music …   English World dictionary

  • Sturm und Drang — 1844, lit. storm and stress, late 18c. Ger. romanticism period, is taken from the title of a 1776 romantic drama by Ger. poet Friedrich Maximilian von Klinger (1752 1831), who gave it this name at the suggestion of Christoph Kauffmann …   Etymology dictionary

  • Sturm und Drang — Geniezeit * * * Stụrm und Drạng, der; [e]s u. [nach dem neuen Titel des Dramas »Wirrwarr« des dt. Dramatikers F. M. Klinger (1752–1831)] (Literaturwiss.): gegen die einseitig verstandesmäßige Haltung der Aufklärung revoltierende, durch… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Sturm und Drang — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, uno de los principales exponentes del Sturm und Drang. El Sturm und Drang (en español: tempestad e ímpetu) fue un movimiento literario (aunque también tuvo sus manifestaciones en la música y las artes visuales)… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Sturm und Drang — /shtoorddm oont drddahng / 1. a style or movement of German literature of the latter half of the 18th century: characterized chiefly by impetuosity of manner, exaltation of individual sensibility and intuitive perception, opposition to… …   Universalium

  • Sturm und Drang —    1) (Storm and Stress)    A term denoting a tendency among young playwrights; as a cultural movement, its name derives from the title of Friedrich Klinger s 1777 play Sturm und Drang. The most significant playwright of the Storm and Stress… …   Historical dictionary of German Theatre

  • Sturm und Drang —    (shtoorm unt DRAHNG) [German: storm and stress] Used to characterize the turbulent period of a young man’s life when childhood is past and manhood has not quite been achieved. Originally, used to describe the emotional life of the main… …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • Sturm und Drang — noun Etymology: German, literally, storm and stress, from Sturm und Drang (1776), drama by Friedrich von Klinger died 1831 German novelist and dramatist Date: 1845 1. a late 18th century German literary movement characterized by works containing… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Sturm und Drang — /ˈʃtʊəm ʊnt ˈdraŋ/ (say shtoouhm oont drahng) noun 1. a period in German literature, about 1770–90, marked by young writers claiming importance for feeling and intuition against the prevailing rationalism. 2. (often lower case) tempestuous… …   Australian English dictionary

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