Johann David Wyss: Der Schweizerische Robinson [The Swiss Family Robinson] (4978 words)

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Der Schweizerische Robinson oder der schiffbrüchige Schweizer-Prediger und seine Familie. Ein lehrreiches Buch für Kinder und Kinder-Freunde zu Stadt und Land [The Swiss Robinson, or the shipwrecked Swiss preacher and his family. An instructive book for children and children’s friends in city and country] was written for his children between 1794 and 1798 by Johann David Wyss (1741-1818), rector of the protestant cathedral in Bern, Switzerland. Wyss had …

Citation:
Clark, Robert. "Der Schweizerische Robinson". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 08 March 2019
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/sworks.php?rec=true&UID=38942, accessed 25 May 2019.]


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