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Definitions of RUDOLF GENEE
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A German literary critic, dramatist, and poet; born in Berlin, Dec. 12, 1824. He abandoned wood engraving for journalism, and then became an instructor in literature at Berlin. As a reader and interpreter of Shakespeare he attained distinction; but his plays-"The Prodigy" (1854), "A New Timon", "In Front of the Cannon", "The[female] Hermit", and adaptations from Sheridan,-raised him to the front rank. His works in criticism, treating of German poetry, the drama, and kindred themes, are standard. "Marienburg" is his successful historical novel.
By Charles Dudley Warner
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