The Robbers, drama in five acts by Friedrich Schiller, published in and produced in as Die Räuber. Set in 16th-century Germany, The Robbers. The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Robbers, by Friedrich Schiller This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions. A similar event provokes the action of Schiller’s Die Räuber, The Robbers (), although in this case, Karl von Moor is slandered by his own jealous brother.

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Roller insists that Karl must be the leader. According to Gray, the clash between the two brothers is also the clash between two semiotic systems: Want to Read saving….

There are nice themes and plot is good, it has all elements of good tragedy. The ending of the story is interesting — not the regular good-guys-win-and-the-bad-guys-die kind of ending, but one which is more rquber than that.

And yet, on the other hand I did not get emotionally, or indeed in any other way involved, which happens again with Schiller. Plays by their nature are very talky, but this one has long monologues without a lot of action at the start. In Act Five Daniel prepares to leave the castle forever when Franz appears, tormented by nightmares and visions. Victor Hugo’s Ernani and Adam Mickiewicz’s Konrad Wallenrod are two of the most successful works to revisit the major themes of the Die Rauber which are the need to reconcile the apparent conflicts between personal or family loyalties and those schillfr a country or nation.


Published by Reclam first published Ide robbers are camped near the Danube; they have escaped, although Roller was killed.

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Aug 09, Justine rated it it was ok. When we first meet Karl Moor in Act One, Scene 2, scyiller is full of bravado about his capacity for greatness:. Karl frees Old Moor, who still does not recognise him. Pretty sure this work was much better when it was released, and I would assume it is better if it is played in the theater.

Or is this the aim and limit of his destiny?

Sin embargo me ha sorprendido gratamente en general la literatura alemana. But have you read it? Diese lapidare Hinmeuchelung von Amalia? University of Illinois Press,pp. As I try and make some sense of what was going on, I recall the curse and how it comes true.

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Jul 30, Draganf rated it it was amazing. And when they become depressed, the negative spiral can lead to tragedy.

In his preface, Schiller acknowledges the dramatic problems of the play as he says he meant it as a dramatic prose piece rather than a full-blown stage play. Franz is a tired stage villain, his speeches overlong and thin on substance, and his poetry lacking in glister.


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Aug 08, Michael rated it liked it. Stelle mich vor ein Heer Kerls wie ich, und aus Deutschland soll eine Republik werden gegen die Rom und Sparta Nonnenkloester sein sollen p.

Es hat mir sehr gut gefallen und vor allem das Ende fand ich wirklich stimmig. They also worked together on Die Xenien The Xeniesa collection of short but harshly satiric poems in which both Schiller and Goethe verbally attacked those persons they perceived to be enemies of their aesthetic agenda. Russian novels are known for nothing if not an exploration of spiritual anguish, but even Dostoevsky tends to pull the rug out from under characters who take themselves too seriously.

What are the live options for someone long-denied justice? I am happy that I have finally been able to read one of the great landmark plays of German literature. The robbers refuse and prepare to fight. What happens to Franz? Can I acknowledge an affection which is not based on any personal regard?