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Kleist

[klahyst] /klaɪst/
noun
1.
(Bernd) Heinrich (Wilhelm) von
[bernt hahyn-rikh vil-helm fuh n] /bɛrnt ˈhaɪn rɪx ˈvɪl hɛlm fən/ (Show IPA),
1777–1811, German poet, dramatist, and story writer.
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Kleistian, adjective
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Kleist

/klaɪst/
noun
1.
(Bernd) Heinrich (Wilhelm) von (ˈhainrɪç fɔn). 1777–1811, German dramatist, poet, and short-story writer. His plays include The Broken Pitcher (1808), Penthesilea (1808), and The Prince of Homburg (published 1821)
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