Dr. Ida Washington is Professor Emerita of Modern Languages at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. She received her Ph.D. from Columbia University and has published numerous books and articles on topics in German literature.
2006 0-7734-5879-4 Otto Ludwig is known in Germany as the father of psychological realism for his narrative prose. He wished to write great dramas, and undertook a detailed study of Shakespeare’s plays to achieve this ambition. The notebooks in which he kept his analyses and observations were published in German after his death but are practically unknown to Shakespeare scholars in England and America. This translation makes them available for the first time.