Babylon: Edited and with an Introduction by Cora Lee Nollendorfs

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"Babylon" by Christian Essellen (1823-1859), a -lost- dramatic poem by an obscure author, is a unique representation of the revolutions of 1848-1849. A participant in and historian of the events, Essellen emigrated to the U.S. in 1852, where he spent the last years of his life. "Babylon," probably written in 1850 or 1851, appeared in serialized form in 1853 in the weekly newspaper issues of Essellen's periodical "Atlantis," few of which have been preserved. Firmly in the German literary tradition, the work includes ...

Babylon: Edited and with an Introduction by Cora Lee Nollendorfs 1996, Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften, New York

ISBN-13: 9780820430454

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