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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Those who are dead at one stage, show up very much alive like we are dealing with Avengers, Terminator or other movies in the same vein. The British Theatre Guide.

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One of them was unexpected but in a nice way. Karl is wild with anger. I should like to know why he begot me; certainly not out of love for me — for I must first have existed. But it’s a bit more abstract and a bit more grim than the Bard, and seems a bit more like one of his contemporaries, perhaps a classed-up version of one of John Webster’s grand guignols.

Do Karl and Amalia get married? Every scene could have conveyed all of its information in at least half its length. Heterodoxy in German Literature, London: Karl robs people, kills them, burns houses and towns. It looks like I am getting into the wrong mindset- if it is Schiller, then I am going to miss most or all of it. Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller November 10, — May 9, was a German poet, philosopher, historian, and dramatist. The household staff serves him loyally.


He wants to win the hand of Amalia. That’s not to say it’s all bad — it’s a pretty rayber read on its own, and from what I understand a Big Deal in German literature. Jul 30, Draganf rated it it was amazing. Franz offers to write a stern letter to Karl, and Old Moor accepts. This website uses cookies to improve user experience.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I admit that I am missing some critical context in that I have almost no socio-cultural knowledge of 18th, let alone 16th century Germany, but in terms of the language itself, I felt that someone kept switching on the “one-off-avuncular-shakespeare-filter”.

View all 4 comments. Bristol Classical Press Series: Karl finally reveals his identity to Old Moor who drops down dead. Spiegelberg boasts to Eie about how he pillaged a nunnery, and also explains how he recruits new men to join the band.

Y es que en mis escasos conocimientos de esta literatura, Schiller se ha convertido en uno de mis escritores favoritos. Nein, ich will’s dulden. It’s a chore to go from the colorful cast of characters in the Karl scenes to the lonely and sparse Franz scenes, where his only companions are the thinly-sketched Amalia, the shallow comic stereotype Daniel, and Old Moor, who’s constantly and hysterically bemoaning his state of affairs.

Gray, Stations of the Divided Subject: It later became the basis for Verdi ‘s opera of the same name, I masnadieri. She convinces Karl to kill her because she cannot live without him. In another letter, he blames the parental curse for his death: It was written towards the end of the German Sturm und Drang “Storm and Rzuber movement, and many critics, such as Peter Brooksconsider it very influential in the development of European melodrama.


On the one hand it is clearly a worthy endeavor to try and read it. La historia nos presenta a un padre adinerado con dos hijos Karl y Franz. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy. So, we scihller two sides of Karl — the noble kind side and the ruthless robber side. Franz tries to seduce Amalia but she rejects him.

Once you have successfully made your request, you will receive a confirmation email explaining that your request is awaiting approval. According to Gray, the clash between the two brothers is also the clash between two semiotic systems: William Shakespeare, English poet, dramatist, and actor, often called the English national poet and considered….

Of course, it’s incredibly unfair to compare Schiller or anyone to Schiller, but the influence is so obvious that it’s hard not to. Maybe Harold Bloom was onto something after all.

Franz is a tired stage villain, his speeches overlong and thin on substance, and his poetry lacking in glister.

But in the second half of the play, once he has become guilty of murder, Karl rauberr tormented by his crimes and longs for his lost innocence.