The correspondence of Johann Caspar Lavater (1741-1801) : Verzeichnis der Korrespondenz in der Zentralbibliothek Zürich

  • Lavater was admired and detested for his unconventional approach to theology and his rediscovery of physiognomy. He was an avid communicator and through his correspondence became known to almost all leading personalities of eighteenth century Europe, such as Goethe, Wieland and Rousseau. The more than 21,000 letters in Lavater's estate in the Zentralbibliothek Zürich display the enormous thematic variety produced during a remarkable forty years of correspondence. This unique source material is now being published for the first time. IDC Publishers makes this collection available for research to such various disciplines as theology, history, literature, arts, humanities and above all, the history of eighteenth century culture. Scope: * 9,121 letters from Lavater * 12,302 letters to Lavater * 1,850 correspondents

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Author:Johann Caspar Lavater
Publisher:IDC Publishers
Place of publication:Leiden
Document Type:Book
Year of Completion:2002
Year of first Publication:2002
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2005/05/09
Die Mikrofiche-Edition ist in der Universitätsbibliothek vorhanden und kann mit der Signatur MP 3996 in den Lesesaal im 1. Obergeschoss bestellt werden. Bitte Mikrofiche-Nr. vorher ermitteln und bei der Bestellung angeben.
Source:Leiden : IDC Publishers
Contributor:Eggenberger, Christoph [Hrsg.]
Dewey Decimal Classification:8 Literatur / 83 Deutsche und verwandte Literaturen / 830 Literaturen germanischer Sprachen; Deutsche Literatur