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Julius Rodenberg

(1831—1914)


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(Rodenberg, Hesse, 1831–1914, Berlin), a journalist in Berlin from 1862 onwards, wrote in many forms. His novels include Die Straßensängerin von London (1863), Die neue Sündflut (4 vols., 1865), and Die Grandidiers (3 vols., 1879), but he was best known for his verse romances Dornröschen (1852), König Haralds Totenfeier (1853), and the humorous epic Der Majestäten Felsenbier und Rheinwein lustige Kriegshistorie (1853). He travelled in England, France, and Italy and published Pariserbilderbuch (1856), Ein Herbst in Wales (1857), and Alltagsleben in London (1860), as well as Bilder aus dem Berliner Leben (2 vols., 1885–7).

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From The Oxford Companion to German Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.



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