Southern Scholars in Goethe's Germany
Part of the University of North Carolina Studies in Germanic Languages and Literature series
This treasury of enlightening information reveals the roles of youthful Southerners in academic, scholarly, and literary society in Weimar, Gottingen, Bonn, Berlin, Heidelberg, and Munich in the Golden Age of Germany.
In this piece of German-American cultural history, Krumpelmann traces the paths and influence of young men from the American South who attended German universities in the age of Goethe.
Discussed are Hugh Legare, Jesse Burton Harrison, George Henry Calvert, Thomas Caute Reynolds, Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve, James Woodrow, and others.