Questions tagged [august-wilhelm-schlegel]

Questions about the works of the German poet, translator and critic August Wilhelm Schlegel (1767 – 1845) or his life as a writer. He contributed to the Schlegel-Tieck translation of Shakespeare's plays, published sonnets, ballads and plays, and several volumes of criticism. Use this tag with [german-literature].

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What source did Thomas Medwin use for the argument of his translation of Prometheus Bound?

In a footnote to his translation of Aeschylus's Prometheus Bound (1832), Thomas Medwin says, I make no apology for taking this argument from Black’s translation of Schlegel’s admirable treatise on ...