Friedrich von Schlegel


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younger brother of A. W. von Schlegel, notable for his studies of the history of literature, and for his theory of ‘romantic irony’, or the consciousness on the part of the artist of the gap between the ideal artistic goal and the limited possibilities of achievement.

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