report no.: 037
informant: Richie 1998 (102)
source: Mario Praz, The Romantic Agony, trans. Angus Davidson (Oxford,
1970), p. 31-38
Charlotte Stieglitz was so convinced of its [the Romantic cult
of death's] power that she stabbed herself in her Berlin house so
that her husband could write better poetry; sadly it did not work.