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Wieland, Christoph Martin

(1733–1813). Poet, prose writer; b. Oberholzheim, near Biberach, Ger.; educ. Magdeburg and Töbingen; lived mainly in Weimar from 1772. Held that poetry should serve religion. Saw in the sovereignty of the people advocated in the Fr. Revolution a new pol. religion.

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