The Prince Of Homburg by Heinrich von Kleist

The play is a dramatic exploration of duty, dreams, and the conflict between personal desires and state demands. It centers on a young, impulsive Prussian prince who, despite being a skilled commander, disobeys orders during a crucial battle, leading to an initially successful outcome but unexpected personal consequences. His actions result in him facing a death sentence for insubordination, provoking a deep examination of authority, military discipline, and individual will. As he grapples with his fate, the prince undergoes a transformation that questions the nature of honor and the cost of glory.

The 10977th greatest book of all time


Published
1821
Nationality
German
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
German

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