Poet Anton Wildgans


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Anton Wildgans was an Austrian poet and playwright. He was born in Vienna, and died in Mödling. His works, in which realism, neo-romanticism and expressionism mingle, focus on the drama of daily life. One of his teachers was the Austrian Jewish philosopher Wilhelm Jerusalem. Wildgans was the mentor of writer Albert Drach. The Wildganshof, a residential development in the 3rd District of Vienna, is named after him.Anton Wildgans's Works:Works Armut ("Poverty"), drama, 1914 Liebe ("Love"), drama, 1916 Dies Iræ, drama, 1918 Sämtliche Werke ("Complete Works"), 1948. Historical-critical edition in 8 volumes edited by Lilly Wildgans with the collaboration of Otto Rommel...

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Den Hellige Alliance

Emil Aarestrup

Den hellige Alliance,
Vore Hjerter sluttede den;
De hvilte tæt ved hinanden,
De skilles aldrig igjen.

Ak, kun den unge Rose,
Der, foran Brystet, Du,
Den arme Bundtsforvandte,
Den trykkede...

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