hans jakob christoffel von grimmelshausen


hans jakob christoffel von grimmelshausen

German novelist, whose Simplicissimus series is one of the masterworks of his country's literature. Satiric and partially autobiographical, it is a matchless social picture of the often grotesque Thirty Years' War (1618-48).

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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