Hardenberg

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  1. Grassgreen macrumors regular

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  2. Berlepsch macrumors 6502

    Berlepsch

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    Whoah, now that's a random question, even for macrumors...

    Anyway, Novalis' oeuvre is quite small, so why not read all of it and decide later what you want to study in detail?
     
  3. Grassgreen thread starter macrumors regular

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    Heinrich von Osterdingen, I´m gonna try that.
     
  4. Huntn macrumors G5

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    Hardenburg, a town in Germany? (not afraid to put my ignorance on display). ;)
     
  5. maflynn Moderator

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    So what's Hardenberg and what does that have to do with Novalis?
     
  6. Berlepsch macrumors 6502

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    Georg Philipp Friedrich von Hardenberg (1772-1801), better known under his pen name Novalis, was a German poet and writer of the early romanticism. Liked to use big words and lots of adjectives.


    There was also a German prog-rock band during the seventies called Novalis:

     
  7. maflynn Moderator

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    Ahh I see, thanks for the clarification and information.
     

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