antiquarian, chapbooks, Cloister, ethnography, fairy tales, Faustian, folklore, Freidrich Korn, German Renaissance, Herausgebers, Johann Scheible, legend, magical, occult, Stuttgart, superstition, Verlag
Das Kloster: Weltlich und Geistlich…
Stuttgart: Verlag des Herausgebers, 1845-49
Das Kloster (“The Cloister”) is a collection of magical and occult texts, chapbooks, folklore, superstition and fairy tales from the German Renaissance compiled by Stuttgart antiquarian Johann Scheible. It was published in twelve volumes between 1845 and 1849. Volumes three, five and eleven are devoted to the Faustian legend. Volumes seven, nine and twelve are devoted to topics related to folklore and ethnography written by F. Nork, a pseudonym of Freidrich Korn (1803-1850). Illustrated.