Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel Quote: “A definition of poetry can only…”

A definition of poetry can only determine what poetry should be and not what poetry actually was and is; otherwise the most concise formula would be: Poetry is that which at some time and some place was thus named.

Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel


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Name: Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
Profession: Poet
Nationality: German
Birthday: March 10, 1772
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