The Lure of the Linguistic: Speculations on the Origin of Language in German Romanticism

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An American scholar of Romanticism and a translator from German, Frisch looks in detail at what Johann Gottlieb Fichte (1762-1814) and Cotthilf Heinrich von Schubert (1780-1860) thought about the origin of language. She argues that Ernst Platner (1744-1818) and Louis Claude de Saint-Martin (1743-1803) were major influences on them respectively, and

The Lure of the Linguistic: Speculations on the Origin of Language in German Romanticism 2005, Holmes & Meier Publishers, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780841914506

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