Dorothea von Schlegel

Dorothea Friederike von Schlegel (née Brendel Mendelssohn; 24 Oktober 1764 – 3 Agustus 1839) adalah seorang novelis dan penerjemah Jerman.

Dorothea von Schlegel; potret karya Anton Graff (c.1790)

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Ia lahir dengan nama Brendel Mendelssohn pada 1764 di Berlin.[1] Sebagai putri sulung dari filsuf Moses Mendelssohn, seorang figur utama dalam Pencerahan Jerman (Aufklärung). Pada 1783, ia menikahi saudagar dan bankir Simon Veit, saudara dari dokter David Veit. Putra mereka, Philipp Veit, kemudian menjadi bagian dari kalangan pelukis Kristen Jerman.

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  1. ^ In older literature and on her gravestone one finds the date 1763, but this is the birthyear of her elder sister Sara (May 23, 1763 – April 15, 1764) whose death was one of the reasons Moses Mendelssohn wrote the Phaedon. Cf. Alexander Altmann, Moses Mendelssohn, London 1973, Moses Mendelssohn, Jubilaeumsausgabe, Bd. 12,1, p. 43; letter to Thomas Abbt, May 1, 1764

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  • Heike Brandstädter, Katharina Jeorgakopulos: Dorothea Schlegel, Florentin. Lektüre eines vergessenen Textes. Argument, Hamburg 2001, ISBN 3-88619-284-9
  • Michael A. Meyer (1997), "Judaism and Christianity," chapter 5 in: Meyer, Michael Brenner, & Stefi Jersch-Wenzel (Eds.), German-Jewish History in Modern Times, Volume 2: Emancipation and Acculturation, 1780–1871 (pp. 168–198). New York: Columbia University Press. On Dorothea Schlegel, pp. 179–180. ISBN 9780231074742
  • Gisela Horn: Romantische Frauen. Caroline Michaelis-Böhmer-Schlegel-Schelling, Dorothea Mendelssohn-Veit-Schlegel, Sophie Schubart-Mereau-Brentano. Hain, Rudolstadt 1996, ISBN 3-930215-18-7
  • Muncker, Franz (1890), "Schlegel, Dorothea Friederike", Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie (ADB) (dalam bahasa Jerman), 31, Leipzig: Duncker & Humblot, hlm. 372–376 
  • Elke Steiner: Die anderen Mendelssohns. Dorothea Schlegel, Arnold Mendelssohn. Reprodukt, Berlin 2004, ISBN 3-931377-96-2
  • Carola Stern: "Ich möchte mir Flügel wünschen". Das Leben der Dorothea Schlegel. Rowohlt, Reinbek 1991, ISBN 3-498-06250-6
  • Margarete Susman: Frauen der Romantik. Insel, Frankfurt am Main und Leipzig 1996, ISBN 3-458-33529-3
  • F. Corey Roberts: "The Perennial Search for Paradise: Garden Design and Political Critique in Dorothea Schlegel’s Florentin." The German Quarterly, 75.3 (2002): 247-64.

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