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Storm, Theodor
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(Sep 14, 1817, Husum [then under Danish rule] – Jul 4, 1888, Hademarschen), German poet and novelist, whose North Frisian background left an enduring mark on his work. His upbringing was vague on all issues of religion; as a consequence, he turned his back on Christianity and developed instead a humanistic commitment to life in this world, which nevertheless had melancholic and sometimes pessimistic elements occasioned by its denial of transcendental hopes. After studying law at K…

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Hurst, Matthias, “Storm, Theodor”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 22 October 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_025803>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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