Studies on Johan Caspar Lavater (1741-1801) in Russia
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Published by P. Lang in Bern, New York .
Written in English



  • Russia


  • Lavater, Johann Caspar, 1741-1801 -- Appreciation -- Russia.,
  • Criticism -- Russia -- History -- 18th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementEdmund Heier.
SeriesSlavica Helvetica ;, Bd. 37
LC ClassificationsPT2392.L2 Z687 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination179 p. ;
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1764950M
ISBN 103261043547
LC Control Number92114330

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Biography and Works. Johann Caspar Lavater was born in Zurich on 15 th November His father was a doctor and "Pfleger" at the Grossmünster Seminary. In his autobiography (), Lavater describes his father as quiet, honest and of sound and healthy mind. His mother, née Escher vom Glas, from one of the best families in Zurich, was exactly the opposite: inquisitive and thirsty for knowledge. In , to much fanfare and anticipation, the Swiss theologian Johann Caspar Lavater published the first volume of his Physiognomische Fragmente zur Beförderung der Menschenkenntniß und Menschenliebe [Physiognomical Fragments for the Promotion of Human Understanding and Love of Humanity].Author: Leah Hochman. EXERCISE BOOK FOR THE KNOWLEDGE OF HUMAN NATURE. Lavater's "Physiognomic Fragments for the Advancement of the Knowledge of Human Nature and Philanthropy" appeared every year between and Because of the numerous illustrations, the four volumes were amongst the most expensive publications of the 18th century. Johann Caspar Lavater No preview available - Essays on Physiognomy, Vol. 3: Designed to Promote the Knowledge and the Johann Caspar Lavater No preview available -

Appears in books from Page lxvii - that God is no respecter of persons, but that in every nation he that feareth him and worketh righteousness is accepted with him. Appears in books . Johann Kaspar Lavater. Essays on Physiognomy. Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland Location of death: Zürich, Switzerland Cause of death: unspecified. Gender: Male Race o. German poet and physiognomist, was born at Zürich on the 15th of November He was educated at the gymnasium of his native town, where Johann Jakob Bodmer and J. J Born:   The German scientist, Johann Kaspar Lavater, () developed a "scientific" method for taking accurate silhouette portraits. He was also known as a poet and physiognomist and was born at Zürich on the 15th of November He was educated at the gymnasium of his native town, where J. J. Bodmer and J. J. Breitinger were among his teachers. Unlock This Study Guide Now. Start your hour free trial to unlock this Johann Kaspar Lavater study guide and get instant access to the following. Critical Essays; You'll also get access to.

Lavater, Johann Kaspar. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. Lavater, Johann Kaspar. a noted Swiss theologian and preacher, one of the most interesting men of the last century, was born at Zurich Novem His father, Henry Lavater, was doctor of medicine and member of the government of Zurich. His mother, whose maiden name was Regula Escher, was a woman of marked character and extraordinary gifts.   Johann Caspar Lavater's nachgelassene Schriften, hg. von Georg Gessner. 5 Bände, Zürich / Johann Caspar Lavater: Ausgewählte Schriften, hg. von Johann Kaspar Orelli. 8 Bände, Zürich Johann Caspar Lavaters Ausgewählte Werke, hg. von Ernst Staehelin. 4 Bände, Zürich Studies on Johann Caspar Lavater () in Russia. Bern: Peter Lang, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Johann Caspar Lavater; Johann Caspar Lavater; Johann Caspar Lavater; Johann Caspar Lavater: Document Type: Book: All Authors / .   This book examines the early reception of Johann Caspar Lavater's Essays on Physiognomy and demonstrates how the challenges occurring during the production of Henry Hunter's translation resonate in William Blake's treatment of the Genesis story. Read more Read lessCited by: 2.