The Robbers, drama in five acts by Friedrich Schiller, published in and produced in as Die Räuber. Set in 16th-century Germany, The Robbers. The The Robbers Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author by Friedrich Schiller . An analysis of THE ROBBERS, a play by Friedrich Schiller.

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Karl told her about his love which thought he was dead.

Karl realized that his brother falsified the letter and told Kosinsky to saddle up a horse because he was able to kill his brother, which he still loved if he stayed a second longer there. The Robbers is a tragedy that will long find readers to astonish, and, with all its faults, to move. Back to Friedrich Schiller.

His work has friedrivh the whole furnished nourishment to the more exalted powers of our nature; the sentiments and images which he has shaped and uttered, tend, in spite of their alloy, to elevate the soul to a nobler pitch: They also worked together on Die Xenien The Xeniesa collection of short but harshly satiric poems in which both Schiller and Goethe verbally attacked those persons they perceived to be enemies of their aesthetic agenda.

He may know each soldier under his command after meeting him but once, yet, he sacrifices everyone for his quest to command a kingdom, even his most loyal including his daughter. When Maximilian left, Franz started laughing because he knew that his father would never see Karl again.

We find out Maximilian died and that he was the ruler now. A passionate consideration of liberty, fraternity and deep betrayal, it quickly established his fame throughout Germany and wider Europe. For characters like him, the great attraction was the charms of revelry, and the great restraint, the gallows,–before the period of Karl von Moor, just as they have been since, and will schiloer to the end of time.


The letter said he should come home and that his father disowned him. Set in 16th-century Germany, The Robbers concerns the rivalry between the brothers Karl and Franz, both of whom operate outside conventional morality.

The Robbers by Friedrich Schiller

He was humiliated for apologizing to friedroch father who disowned him that he became a robber and lived outside of the law. Karl was still pretending to be a nobleman, but after Daniel told him how he used to put candies in his pocket, Karl admits his real identity. There is no air of reality in Franz: Too fiery by nature, the intensity of his sufferings has now maddened him still farther: Hermann was getting ready to leave when Karl stopped him.

There was a time too, when I could weep–O ye days of peace, thou castle of my father, ye green lovely valleys!

During the last few years of his life —Schiller struck up a productive, if complicated, friendship with already famous and influential Yhe Wolfgang Goethe, with whom he greatly discussed issues concerning aesthetics, encouraging Goethe to finish works h Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller November 10, — May 9, was a German poet, philosopher, historian, and dramatist.

Maximilian was calling for his son in his sleep. Lists with This Book. Daniel was getting ready to take a trip when Franz stopped him.

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Geegeestudio rated it it was amazing Sep 27, Franz told him that many people made amends after their licentious lives through suffering and that Karl will robbwrs do so if his father makes his suffer for a while.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Drama and history lovers. The play was published in and premiered on 13 January in MannheimGermany, and was inspired by Leisewitz’ earlier play Julius of Tarent. It is unfortunate that this series is not performed in English. I think if Amalia had represented the ‘loving kindness and forgiveness’ aspect of Christianity as against the pastor’s depiction of a Deity of wrath, then it would have brought the play together more excuse the pun, Robber Moor.


Franz told them all to go to the church and pray for shiller. Return tje Book Page. Franz told Daniel that he was running a fever and asked him to get schiler pastor. That all should be so happy, all so married together by the spirit of peace!

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The last installment was the most enjoyable to me, probably because it was the only one with any action to it. We should thank the poet who performs such a service; and forbear to inquire too rigidly whether there is any “moral” in his piece or not.

Similar defects are visible in friefrich all the other characters. In attempting it, my pencil necessarily brought out a monster, for which by good fortune the world had no original, and which I would not schillrr to be immortal, except to perpetuate an example of the offspring which Genius in its unnatural union with Thraldom may give to the world.

It was a decent book that begs the old phrase, “Two wrongs don’t schillsr a right. Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller November 10, — May 9, was a German poet, philosopher, historian, and dramatist.

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