Deinhard-Deinhardstein, Johann Ludwig Pseudonym Dr. Römer#
Deinhard-Deinhardstein, Johann Ludwig (pseudonym: Dr. Roemer), b. Vienna, June 21, 1794 (?), d. Vienna, July 12, 1859. Dramatist, poet, narrative writer, critic and Imperial Court official. From 1827 teacher of aesthetics at the diplomatic academy "Theresianum" in Vienna; 1829-1849 editor-in-charge of the literary annual "Jahrbuecher der Litteratur" in Vienna; 1832-1841 literary manager and assistant head of the Hofburgtheater (appointed by C. Laroche, C. Enghaus, as successor to J. Schreyvogel); 1841-1848 censor for the Imperial police and censorship bureau; also wrote character comedies and artist dramas.
Works#Dramas (character comedies, artist dramas): Boccaccio, 1816; Hans Sachs, 1829; Garrick in Bristol, 1834. - Gedichte, 1844. - Collections: Gesammelte dramatische Werke, 7 vols., 1848-1857; Ausgewaehlte Werke, 2 vols., 1922.
Literature#W. Treichlinger, J. L. D.-D., doctoral thesis, Vienna 1926; J. Leithner, D.-D. als Kritiker, doctoral thesis, Vienna 1929; S. Lechner, Eine Aesthetik der Zensur, in: A. Martino et al. (eds.), Lit. in der soz. Bewegung, 1977.