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Georg Morris Cohen Brandes (4 February 1842 – 19 February 1927) was a Danish critic and scholar who had great influence on Scandinavian and European literature from the 1870s through the turn of the 20th century. He is seen as the theorist behind the "Modern Breakthrough" of Scandinavian culture. At the age of 30, Brandes formulated the principles of a new realism and naturalism, condemning hyper-aesthetic writing and fantasy in literature. According to Brandes, literature should be an organ "of the great thoughts of liberty and the progress of humanity". His literary goals were shared by many authors, among them the Norwegian realist playwright Henrik Ibsen.When Georg Brandes held a series of lectures in 1871 with the title "Main Currents in 19th-century Literature", he defined the Modern Breakthrough and started the movement that would become Cultural Radicalism. In 1884 Viggo Hørup, Georg Brandes, and his brother Edvard Brandes started the daily newspaper Politiken with the motto: "The paper of greater enlightenment". The paper and their political debates led to a split of the liberal party Venstre in 1905 and created the new party Det Radikale Venstre.
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Date Of BirthFebruary 4, 1842
Died1927-02-19
Place Of BirthCopenhagen, Denmark
Star SignAquarius
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1The person upon whom the schoolboys' attention centred was, of course, the Headmaster.
2The war imbued my tin soldiers with quite a new interest. It was impossible to have boxes enough of them.
3That a literature in our time is living is shown in that way that it debates problems.
4I became an ardent, but never a specially good, dancer.
5On the whole, the world was friendly. It chiefly depended on whether one were good or not.
6It gradually dawned upon me that there was no one more difficult to please than my mother.
7School is a foretaste of life.
8Birth was something that came quite unexpectedly, and afterwards there was one child more in the house.
9I came into the world two months too soon, I was in such a hurry.
10But when I was twelve years old I caught my first strong glimpse of one of the fundamental forces of existence, whose votary I was destined to be for life - namely, Beauty.
11I did not know what it was to be happy for a whole day at a time, scarcely for an hour.
12I admired in others the strength that I lacked myself.
13I was at home then in the world of figures, but not in that of values.
14But my doubt would not be overcome. Kierkegaard had declared that it was only to the consciousness of sin that Christianity was not horror or madness. For me it was sometimes both.
15The Danish glee: the national version of cheerfulness.
16He who does not understand a joke, he does not understand Danish.
17I was always hearing that I was pale and thin and small.
18Any feeling that I was enriching my mind from those surrounding me was unfortunately rare with me.
19I was not given to looking at life in a rosy light.
20I was not afraid of what I did not like. To overcome dislike of a thing often satisfied one's feeling of honour.
21I encountered among my comrades the most varied human traits, from frankness to reserve, from goodness, uprightness and kindness, to brutality and baseness.
22Six hours a day I lived under school discipline in active intercourse with people none of whom were known to those at home, and the other hours of the twenty-four I spent at home, or with relatives of the people at home, none of whom were known to anybody at school.
23When I was a little boy I did not, of course, trouble much about my appearance.
24A love for humanity came over me, and watered and fertilised the fields of my inner world which had been lying fallow, and this love of humanity vented itself in a vast compassion.
25But I did not find any positive inspiration in my studies until I approached my nineteenth year.
26Among the delights of Summer were picnics to the woods.
27The stream of time sweeps away errors, and leaves the truth for the inheritance of humanity.
28Poor is the power of the lead that becomes bullets compared to the power of the hot metal that becomes types.
29My first experiences of academic friendship made me smile in after years when I looked back on them. But my circle of acquaintances had gradually grown so large that it was only natural new friendships should grow out of it.
30I was a town child, it is true, but that did not prevent me enjoying open-air life, with plants and animals.
31Just about this time, when in imagination I was so great a warrior, I had good use in real life for more strength, as I was no longer taken to school by the nurse, but instead had myself to protect my brother, two years my junior.
32Being gifted needs courage.
33It was jolly in the country. A cow and little pigs to play with and milk warm from the cow.
34My father, though, could run very much faster. It was impossible to compete with him on the grass. But it was astonishing how slow old people were. Some of them could not run up a hill and called it trying to climb stairs.

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TitleYearStatusCharacter
Georg Brandes1922Himself
Our Mutual Girl, No. 201914ShortHimself
Our Mutual Girl1914Himself (episode 20)
Professor Georg Brandes paa Universitetets Katheder1912ShortHimself

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