Brandes, Georg

(1842-1927)
   Danish literary critic and writer. He was born in Copenhagen. He advocated the acceptance by Jews of the work of Ibsen, Bjornsen, Strindberg and Nietzsche. His writings include Main Currents of Nineteenth-Century Literature and studies of Lassalle, Disraeli, Shakespeare, Goethe, Voltaire, Michelangelo and Julius Caesar. Although he defended Dreyfus, he did not embrace Zionism until after World War I.

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  • BRANDES, GEORG — (Morris Cohen; 1842–1927), Danish literary critic and writer. Brandes was born into an assimilated family which had retained some nominal ties with the Copenhagen Jewish community. As a student of philosophy, he was at one stage strongly… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Brandes, Georg — ▪ Danish writer in full  Georg Morris Cohen Brandes   born Feb. 4, 1842, Copenhagen, Den. died Feb. 19, 1927, Copenhagen  Danish critic and scholar who, from 1870 through the turn of the century, exerted an enormous influence on the Scandinavian… …   Universalium

  • Brandes, Georg — (1842 1927)    A Danish literary critic, Brandes is the greatest and most influential critic Scandinavia has produced. A very talented man, he played a crucial role in both Danish and Scandinavian literary life for three decades. Brandes had a… …   Historical Dictionary of Scandinavian Literature and Theater

  • Brandes, Georg (Morris Cohen) — (4 feb. 1842, Copenhague, Dinamarca–19 feb. 1927, Copenhague). Crítico y erudito danés. La publicación de una serie de conferencias que dictó en la Universidad de Copenhague, Høvedstrømninger i det 19 de aarhundredes litteratur, 6 vol. [Las… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Brandes, Georg (Morris Cohen) — born Feb. 4, 1842, Copenhagen, Den. died Feb. 19, 1927, Copenhagen Danish critic and scholar. His published lectures at the University of Copenhagen, Main Currents in 19th Century Thought, 6 vol. (1872–90), catalyzed the breakthrough from… …   Universalium

  • Brandes, Georg Morris Cohen — ► (1842 1927) Crítico e historiador danés. Su obra maestra es Las grandes corrientes de la literatura en el siglo XIX (1872 90). Escribió libros de viajes, ensayos y biografías, como las de Shakespeare (1885) y Goethe (1914 15) …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Georg Friedrich Brandes — Georg Friedrich Brandes, Porträt von Johann Georg Ziesenis Georg Friedrich Brandes (* getauft 12. Dezember 1709 in Celle; † 6. September 1791 in Hannover) war ein deutscher Jurist, Universitätsreferent der Hannoverschen Regierung und Bücher und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Brandes — Brandes, Georg, dän. Literarhistoriker, geb. 4. Febr. 1842 in Kopenhagen, ging 1877 nach Berlin, 1882 wieder nach Kopenhagen, Führer der jüngern nord. Schriftsteller; Hauptwerk: »Die Hauptströmungen in der Literatur des 19. Jahrh.« (deutsch, 2.… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Brandes — Brandes, Georg Morris Cohen …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Georg — (as used in expressions) Georg Bauer Békésy Georg von Bodmer Johann Georg Brandes Georg Morris Cohen Büchner Georg Cantor Georg Caprivi Georg Leo count von Embden Gustav Georg Gadamer Hans Georg Georg August Georg Ludwig Georg Grosz Christian… …   Universalium

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