“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Copenhagen in Københavns Kommune, Region Hovedstaden, Denmark

Georg Brandes

Georg Brandes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 20, 2018
1. Georg Brandes Marker
I dette hus boede
Georg Brandes
da han udararbejdede
sine første forelæsninger


English translation:

George Brandes lived in this house when he worked out his first lectures in 1871.
Location. 55° 40.873′ N, 12° 34.468′ E. Marker is in Copenhagen, Region Hovedstaden, in Københavns Kommune. Marker is at the intersection of Krystalgade and Peder Hvitfeldts Stræde, on the left when traveling east on Krystalgade. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Krystalgade 6, Copenhagen, Region Hovedstaden 1172, Denmark.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memory of Dan Uzan (within shouting distance of this marker); Ludvig Holberg (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Universitetsbiblioteket / University Library (about 150 meters away); Inge Lehmann (about 150 meters away); Museumshuset / Museum Building (about 150

Georg Brandes Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 20, 2018
2. Georg Brandes Marker - wide view
The marker is (barely) visible here on the right (Krystalgade) side of the building.
meters away); Johan Herman Wessel (about 180 meters away); Hovedbygningen / Main Building (about 180 meters away); Copenhagen Business School (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Copenhagen.
Also see . . .  Georg Brandes (Wikipedia). "Georg Brandes (4 February 1842 – 19 February 1927), born Morris Cohen, was a Danish critic and scholar who greatly influenced Scandinavian and European literature from the 1870s through the turn of the 20th century. He is seen as the theorist behind the "Modern Breakthrough" of Scandinavian culture. At the age of 30, Brandes formulated the principles of a new realism and naturalism, condemning hyper-aesthetic writing and also fantasy in literature. His literary goals were shared by some other authors, among them the Norwegian "realist" playwright Henrik Ibsen....When Georg Brandes held a series of lectures in 1871 with the title "Main Currents in 19th-century Literature", he defined the Modern Breakthrough and started the movement that would become Cultural Radicalism...." (Submitted on October 22, 2018.) 
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