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 (shlā′gəl), August Wilhelm von 1767-1845.
German scholar who wrote influential criticism, translated several Shakespearean works, and composed poetry. He also edited a literary magazine with his brother Friedrich (1772-1829), a philosopher, poet, and critic whose essays formed the intellectual basis of German romanticism.
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(German ˈʃleːɡəl)
1. (Biography) August Wilhelm von (ˈauɡʊst ˈvɪlhɛlm fɔn). 1767–1845, German romantic critic and scholar, noted particularly for his translations of Shakespeare
2. (Biography) his brother, Friedrich von (ˈfriːdrɪç fɔn). 1772–1829, German philosopher and critic; a founder of the romantic movement in Germany
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(ˈʃleɪ gəl)

1. August Wilhelm von, 1767–1845, German poet, critic, and translator.
2. his brother, Friedrich von, 1772–1829, German critic, philosopher, and poet.
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Schlegel's 'Lectures on Dramatic Literature' came into my hands not long after I had finished my studies in the history of the Spanish theatre, and it made the whole subject at once luminous.
Of course, I pinned my faith to everything that Schlegel said.
She was conscious that he raised his cap and said quite coolly, "Oh, rather; Miss Schlegel is stopping with us.
"Miss Schlegel and myself." he asked, compressing his lips.
"Whereas Miss Schlegel has lost no time in publishing the news."
She said, "Miss Schlegel, would you take your aunt up to your room or to my room, whichever you think best.
Helen is a very exceptional person--I am sure you will let me say this, feeling towards her as you do--indeed, all the Schlegels are exceptional.
But they played it with unusual vigour, stating in so many words that Schlegels were better than Wilcoxes, Wilcoxes better than Schlegels.
Illustrated with many photographs, this book features guidance and inspiration from former gymnast Elfi Schlegel. Originally published in 2000, by Key Porter Books, and in 2012, by Firefly Books (Best Books for Kids & Teens, Spring 2013).
Wolak (nee de Giraud D'Agay), beloved wife of the late Donald; loving mother of Debora (Allan) Schlegel, Mark Wolak, Tracy (Dave) Orrell and Susan Wolak (Doug Green); dear grandmother of Matthew (Shellie), Christopher (Kim) and Nicholas (Jacqueline) Schlegel, Addie (Chris) Fugger and Laura (Ryan) Menetrey; great-grandmother of Kaylee, Jordan, Lucy, Dellia and Vivian; fond sister of Shirley D'Agay and Dorothy D'Agay; sister-in-law of Sandee Pawelczyk; also many nieces and nephews.
In December, the Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission recognized Judge Scott Schlegel, who runs the reentry program, at their annual luncheon.
Emotional intelligence is also linked to a person's well-being and satisfaction with his or her lifestyle, according to Katja Schlegel, researcher from UNIBE.