Friedrich Schiller: Die Jungfrau von Orleans [The Maid of Orleans] (4976 words)

Jeffrey L. High (California State University, Long Beach); Rebecca Stewart (Harvard University)
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Die Jungfrau von Orleans. Eine romantische Tragödie [The Maid of Orleans: A Romantic Tragedy, completed/premiered 1801, published 1802] is Johann Christoph Friedrich Schiller’s (1759–1805) dramatic adaptation of the legendary history of French liberation hero Joan of Arc. Die Jungfrau von Orleans is the third of five dramas completed in the final six years of Schiller’s life (Wallenstein, 1798/1799; Maria Stuart, 1800; Die Jungfrau von Orleans, 1802; Die Braut von Messina [The Bride of Messina, 1803]; and Wilhelm Tell, 1804). Die Jungfrau von Orleans premiered on 11 September 1801 in Leipzig to great …

Citation: High, Jeffrey L., Rebecca Stewart. "Die Jungfrau von Orleans". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 22 May 2018 [, accessed 19 June 2021.]

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