|WRITER, CRITIC (GERMANY)|
BORN 21 Jun 1798, Waldenburg, Silesia - DIED 23 Apr 1873, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg|
GRAVE LOCATION Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg: Hoppenlau-friedhof
Wolfgang Menzel studied at Breslau, Jena and Bonn. Between 1820 and 1824 he worked as a teacher in Aarau. He settled in Stuttgart, here he was responsible for the literary part of the Morgenblatt, the Literaturlatt, from 1826 to 1848. From 1830 to 1838 he also had a seat in the Württemberg Diet. After his resignation in 1838 he devoted himself to literature entirely.
He published poems, novels and works of history. He was a strong opponent of innovation of poetry and especially rejected the work of Heinrich Heine.
quarreled with Gutzkow, Karl Ferdinand
was a friend of Sand, Karl Ludwig
Winkler Prins Encyclopedie (editie 1909), 1909
Wolfgang Menzel (Literaturhistoriker) â€“ Wikipedia