See also:born at Straupitz in
See also:Lusatia, a son of the
See also:president of the
See also:court of
See also:justice, on the 28th of
See also:November 1778 . He studied
See also:law at the university of
See also:Halle, and on completion of his
See also:academic studies returned home, married, and managed the
See also:family estates . In 1516 he afforded a home to his friend K . W . S . Contessa (1777–1825), himself a poet, who had met with serious reverses of
See also:fortune; Contessa lived with Houwald, assisting and stimulating him in his
See also:work, for eight years . In 1821 Houwald was unanimously elected
See also:syndic for Lower Lusatia, an
See also:office which placed him at the
See also:head of the administration of the province . He died at Neuhaus, near
See also:Lubben, on the 28th of
See also:January 1845 . Houwald is remembered as the author of several so-called "
See also:Fate tragedies " (see GERMAN LITERATURE), of which the best known are
See also:Des Bild, Per Leuchtturm, Die Heimkehr, Fluch and Segen (all published in 1821) . They have, however, small literary value, and Houwald is seen to better
See also:advantage in his narratives and books for juvenile readers, such as Romantische Akkorde (pub]. by W . Contessa, Berlin, 1817); Bitch. fur Kinder gebildeter Stande (1819–1824); and Jakob Thau, der Ilofnarr (1821) . Houwald's collected
See also:works, Sdmtliche Werke, were published in five volumes (
See also:Leipzig, 1851; 2nd ed., 1858-1859) .
See J .Minor, Die Schicksalstragodie in ihren Haupteertretern (Frankfurt, 1883), and Das Schicksalsdrama in Ki rschner's Deutsche Nationalliteratur, vol. cli . (
See also:Stuttgart, 1884) ; O, Schmidtborn, C . E von Houwald als Drantatiker (1909) .
HOUSTON, SAM, or SAMUEL (1793-1863)
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