Friedrich Schiller: Der Verbrecher aus verlorener Ehre [The Criminal of Lost Honour] (1562 words)

Jeffrey L. High (California State University, Long Beach)
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During his work on Don Carlos (1787, q.v.) and the Philosophische Briefe (1786) in November 1785, Johann Christoph Friedrich Schiller delivered the tale “Verbrecher aus Infamie. Eine wahre Geschichte” [“Criminal of Infamy. A True Story”], a psychological study on the development of a criminal, to his publisher Göschen in Leipzig, where it appeared anonymously in his journal Thalia in February 1786. Der Verbrecher aus verlorener Ehre. Eine wahre Geschichte [The Criminal of Lost Honour. A True Story], as it has become better known since its republication in Schiller’s Kleinere prosaische Schriften

Citation: High, Jeffrey L.. "Der Verbrecher aus verlorener Ehre". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 28 June 2006 [, accessed 30 September 2022.]

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