The ENTIRE 12 Volume Compendium of Illustrations of “Das Kloster” 1846 is Now Online.

The ENTIRE 12 Volume Compendium of Illustrations of “Das Kloster” 1846 is Now Online.

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Das Kloster (“The Cloister”; full title Das Kloster. Weltlich und geistlich. Meist aus der ältern deutschen Volks-, Wunder-, Curiositäten-, und vorzugsweise komischen Literatur “The Cloister. Profane and sacred. Mostly from older German Popular, Miraculous, Curious and especially Comical Literature”) is a collection of magical and occult texts, chapbooks, folklore, popular superstition and fairy tales of the German Renaissance compiled by Stuttgart antiquarian Johann Scheible in 12 volumes, 1845-1849. Vols. 3, 5 and 11 are dedicated to the Faust legend. Vols. 7, 9 and 12 dealing with topics of folklore and ethnography were written by F. Nork (pseudonym of Friedrich Korn, 1803–1850).

 

 

 

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