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Stifter, Adalbert
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(Oct 23, 1805, Oberplan, Bohemia [now Horní Planá, Czech Republic] – Jan 28, 1868, Linz), Austrian writer and landscape painter. With a humanistic cultural ideal and anthropology rooted in the Enlightenment, he overcame Romanticism and designed a blissful utopian existence whose harmonizing tendencies contained an implicit criticism of the social reality of the 19th century. He discovered his interest in literature, painting, and natural science during his school years at the Bene…

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Hurst, Matthias, “Stifter, Adalbert”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 22 June 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_124974>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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