Sturm und Drang (play)

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Sturm und Drang is a play in five acts by Friedrich Maximilian Klinger, which gave its name to the artistic period known as Sturm und Drang. It premiered in Leipzig on 1 April 1777 when it was performed by Abel Seyler's famed theatrical company, where Klinger was employed as a playwright for two years.


  • Karthaus, Ulrich: Sturm und Drang. Epoche-Werke-Wirkung. München: C.H.Beck Verlag, 2. aktualisierte Auflage. 2007, S. 106-113.
  • Kließ, Werner: Sturm und Drang. Gerstenberg, Lenz, Klinger, Leisewitz, Wagner, Maler Müller. Hannover: Friedrich Verlag Velber 1. Aufl. 1966 S. 93-97.