Jean Paul (1763-1825), born as Johann Paul Friedrich Richter. German Romantic writer.
Wilhelm von Humboldt (1767-1835). German philosopher and diplomat.
August Wilhelm Schlegel (1767-1845). German Romantic poet.
Friedrich Schlegel (1772-1829). German poet and philosopher.
Novalis (Friedrich von Hardenberg) (1772- 1801). German poet and philosopher.
Friedrich Holderlin (1770-1843). German Romantic poet.
Ludwig Tieck (1773-1853). German Romantic poet and novelist.
Heinrich von Kleist (1777-1811). German poet, novelist, and dramatist.
Kuno Francke (1855-1930). German-born educator and historian. He was a professor at Harvard.
Volume 4 contains works of Jean Paul; Wilhelm von Humboldt; August Wilhelm Schlegel; Friedrich Schlegel; Novalis (Friedrich von Hardenberg); Friedrich Holderlin; Ludwig Tieck; Heinrich von Kleist.