Houston Stewart Chamberlain
See also: Chamberlain
Born with Southsea, Houston Stewart Chamberlain lived in Germany as of the 14 years age: its family had sent there to look after a fragile health. Its German tutor taught him his language and led it to impassion itself for the Germanic culture. It became one accustomed of the mediums Intellectuel S Wagner iens and married Eva, girl of Richard Wagner.
In the work which returned it celebrates, Genèse of the XIXe century (1899), Chamberlain supported that the higher Race described by Gobineau (“ race ” Indo-European that Chamberlain indicated under the term of " Aryan Race ") was the ancestor of all the leading classes of Europe and Asia, which it had not ceased existing and which it remained in a pure state in Germany.
Chamberlain included in the Race Aryen them Celtic people and Scandinavian only he regarded as pertaining to the same Germanic family. Its work was appreciated and was worth to him to be invited at the court of the Kaiser Guillaume II. During the First World War, Chamberlain wrote articles against its country of origin and took the German nationality.
It was one of the principal representatives of the Pangermanisme and devoted several monographs to German personalities such as Richard Wagner, Heinrich von Stein, Kant and Goethe. Its writings inspired in particular Alfred Rosenberg and Adolf Hitler, one of the rare people present at its funeral in 1927.
- Das Drama Richard Wagners: Eine Anregung (1892)
- Richard Wagner (1895)
- Die Grundlagen of the neunzehnten Jahrhunderts ( Genesis of the XIXe century ) (1899)
- Arische Weltanschauung (1905)
- (with Friedrich Poske), Heinrich von Stein und the Seine Weltanschauung (1903)
- Immanuel Kant: Die Persönlichkeit als Einführung in das Werk (1905)
- Goethe (1912)
- Kriegsaufsätze (1915)
- Lebenswege meines Denkens (1919)
- Genesis of the XIXe century
- Houston Stewart Chamberlain
Simple: Houston Steward Chamberlain
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