Category Archives: Novalis

NOVALIS
(1772–1801)

from The Novices of Sais

Georg Philipp Friedrich Freiherr von Hardenberg was a lyric poet of German Romanticism and a prose writer of encyclopedic talent; he wrote under the nom de plume Novalis. He was born into a family descended from the low German nobility; … Continue reading

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