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German author; born at Wiesbaden Dec. 15, 1829. He traded in art wares while preparing himself for the university. From 1853 to 1856 he studied history and philosophy at the University of Berlin. In 1856 he became editor of Westermann's "Illustrirte Deutsche Monatshefte" (Brunswick), which he conducted until 1878, when he resigned, but took up the work again in 1883. Glaser began his literary career with the two dramas "Kriemhilden's Rache" (Hamburg, 1853) and "Penelope" (ib. 1854). He also published the following works: "Familie Schaller," 2 vols., Prague, 1857; "Bianca Candiano," Hanover, 1859; "Geschichte des Theaters zu Braunschweig," Brunswick, 1861; "Galileo Galilei," a tragedy, Berlin, 1861; "Erzählungen und Novellen," 3 vols., Brunswick, 1862; "Gedichte," ib. 1862; "Leseabende," 4 vols., ib. 1867; "Was Ist Wahrheit?" Brunswick, 1869; "Der Hausgeist der Frau von Estobal," Berlin, 1878; "Schlitzwang," ib. 1878; "Eine Magdalene ohne Glorienschein," ib. 1878; "Weibliche Dämonen," 2 vols., ib. 1879; "Aus dem 18. Jahrhundert," Leipsic, 1880; "Mulshilde," Leipsic, 1880; "Moderne Gegensätze," ib. 1881; "Aus Hohen Regionen," Wismar, 1882; "Savonarola," Leipsic, 1883; "Cordula," ib. 1885. A selection of his novels and stories was published in Leipsic (1889-92) in twelve volumes. Glaser also translated the Dutch authors Gerard Kelter, Cremer, Lennep, etc.

  • Meyers Konversations-Lexikon, 1897;
  • Oscar Linke, Adolf Glaser, Leipsic, 1899;
  • Westermann's Illustrirte Deutsche Monatshefte, Dec., 1899.
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