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Kleist

 (klīst), Heinrich von 1777-1811.
German writer whose novellas and dramas, including The Broken Jug (first performed in 1808), concern characters torn between reason and emotion and between heroism and cowardice.

Kleist

(klaɪst)
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(Biography) (Bernd) Heinrich (Wilhelm) von (ˈhainrɪç fɔn). 1777–1811, German dramatist, poet, and short-story writer. His plays include The Broken Pitcher (1808), Penthesilea (1808), and The Prince of Homburg (published 1821)

Kleist

(klaɪst)

n.
(Bernd) Heinrich (Wilhelm) von, 1777–1811, German poet, playwright, and story writer.
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