Written in 1801, Florentin was published anonymously. It shows the direct influence of Dorothea's later husband Friedrich Schlegel's Lucinde and that of her friend Schleiermacher's Vertraute Briefe über Friedrich Schlegels "Lucinde".
". . . competently translated . . . . [Florentin] is an exciting addition to the sources available to English-speaking readers . . . . For all libraries." - Choice
"The translators should be applauded for undertaking the ambitious project. . . . much useful and well-documented information, including an appended bibliography of primary and secondary sources . . . . sensitive to the rhythm and tone of the original and succeeds in conveying its musical quality and period flavor, a strategy which results in a lively and highly readable translations." - Lessing Yearbook
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