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Wilhelm Heinse

Heinse, Wilhelm (vĭlˈhĕlm hĪnˈsə) [key], 1746–1803, German novelist. His principal novels, Ardinghello; or, An Artist's Rambles in Sicily (1787, tr. 1839) and Hildegard von Hohenthal (1795–96), typify elements of Sturm und Drang (Storm and Stress).

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