The New International Encyclopædia/Wienbarg, Ludolf
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WIENBARG, vēn'bärK, Ludolf (1802-72). A German author, born at Altona. He studied theology and philosophy at the universities of Bonn and Kiel, and afterwards devoted himself to literature and became associated with the ‘Young Germany’ party. His writings on æsthetics and literary history were a great power in their time. Most important among his publications are: Holland in den Jahren 1831 and 1832 (1833); Die neueste Litteratur (1835); Geschichtliche Vorträge über altdeutsche Sprache und Litteratur (1838); and Geschichte Schleswigs (1862). Consult the monograph by Schweizer (Leipzig, 1896).