Emil Rittershaus

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Emil Rittershaus
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Friedrich Emil Rittershaus (3 April 1834 – 8 March 1897) was a German poet.

Biography[edit]

He was born at Barmen. His poetry, marked by simple feeling, fine diction, and original matter, won great popularity. He died in Barmen.

Works[edit]

The best known of his works are:

  • Gedichte (Poems; 1856; 8th ed. 1891)
  • Am Rhein und beim Wein (By the Rhine and with wine; 1884; 3d ed. 1893)
  • Buch der Leidenschaft (Book of passion; 1886)
  • In Bruderliebe und Brudertreue (In brotherly love and brotherly fidelity; 1893)

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