Johann Kaspar Lavater Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)


Berghahn, Klaus L. “Lavater's Attempt to Compel the Conversion of Moses Mendelssohn Abuses the Friendship Cult Surrounding Jewish and Christian Intellectuals.” In Yale Companion to Jewish Writing and Thought in German Culture 1096-1996, edited by Sander L. Gilman and Jack Zipes, pp. 61-67. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1997.

Considers Lavater's 1769 suggestion to Moses Mendelssohn that he refute the Christian apologetics of Charles Bonnet's Palingénésie philosophique or convert to Christianity.

Cooper, Andrew M. “Blake and Madness: The World Turned Inside Out.” ELH 57, no. 3 (autumn 1990): 585-642.


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