Lebendig Begraben

Othmar Schoeck

Lebendig Begraben

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In the poetry of Gottfried Keller (1819-1890) Schoeck found his ideal balance: a wry ambivalence weaving from satire to resignation a tapestry of Swiss life, richly figured but redeemed from the merely picturesque by a pervasive and deeply felt pantheism. Aside from the evident affinity Schoeck felt for Keller's verse,... read more