Huch, Ricarda (rēkärˈdä hŏkh) [key], 1864–1947, German novelist, historian, and poet. She is best known for her historical romances of Garibaldi, Defeat and Victory (1906–7, tr. 1928, 1929), and of the Thirty Years War, Der grosse Krieg in Deutschland (1912–14). Other works include the novels Recollections of Ludolf Ursleu (1893, tr. 1913–15) and The Deruga Trial (1918, tr. 1929), two historical studies on romanticism (1899, 1902), and poems (1891, 1904, 1929, 1944).
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