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Schlegel, August Wilhelm von

Syllabification: Schle·gel, August Wilhelm von
Pronunciation: /ˈSHlāɡəl
 
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Definition of Schlegel, August Wilhelm von in English:

( 1767–1845), German romantic poet and critic, who was among the founders of art history and comparative philology. His brother, Friedrich von Schlegel ( 1772–1829), was a critic, philosopher, and poet who wrote on comparative literature and philology.

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