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Goethe selected letters

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Goethe selected letters

by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Published by Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Barker Fairley.
SeriesBlackwell"s German texts
ContributionsFairley, Barker, 1887-1986.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13931561M

Most famous for Faust, Goethe also wrote travelogues, autobiographical sketches, essays, letters, and proverbs in rhyme and prose. This collection offers examples of each genre, from poems and ballads to thoughts on travel in Italy and the works of Shakespeare and Byron. Selected by Thomas Mann. Six months later his first collection of poems was published and his literary reputation secured. These Selected Letters--many addressed to such luminaries as Robert Frost, Walter de la Mare, and Eleanor Farjeon--present a uniquely vivid portrait of his life, from his time as an undergraduate at Oxford through his final days at the front.

The Goethe Treasury Selected Prose and Poetry (Book): Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von: Most famous for Faust, Goethe also wrote travelogues, autobiographical sketches, essays, letters, and proverbs in rhyme and prose. This collection offers examples of each genre, from poems and ballads to thoughts on travel in Italy and the works of Shakespeare and Byron. Goethe's most complex and profound work, Faust was the effort of the great poet's entire lifetime. Written over 60 years, it can be read as a document of Goethe's moral and artistic development. Faust is made available to the English reader in a completely new translation that communicates both its poetic variety and its many levels of tone.

The most comprehensive one-volume collection of Goethe's writings ever published in English The Essential Goethe is the most comprehensive and representative one-volume collection of Goethe's writings ever published in English. It provides English-language readers easier access than ever before to the widest range of work by one of the greatest writers in world history. We produce about two million dollars for each hour we work. The time it takes us, a rather conservative estimate, is fifty hours to get any eBook selected, entered, proofread, edited, copyright searched and analyzed, the copyright letters written, etc. Our projected audience is one hundred million readers.


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The Flight to Italy: Diary and Selected Letters by. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, T.J. Reed. Rating details 1, ratings 94 reviews This is the authentic day-to-day record of the first eight weeks of freedom as Germany's greatest poet heads for the Italy he has been yearning to see since childhood and finds himself in a new world /5.

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an appreciation of Goethe, there will be little to quibble about in this volume of the German master's most significant writings. Werther, Elective Affinities, Italian Journey, Faust, and selected poems and letters, pretty much covers all the bases.

Of course Goethe was not only a major figure in world literature (Bloom cites him as/5(8). Best known today as the author of Faust, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe () first exploded into the public consciousness with The Sorrows of Young Werther when he was twenty-four. He was already a respected poet by then; and in addition to these forms, he wrote travelogues, autobiographical sketches, essays, letters, and proverbs in rhyme and : Johann Wolfgang von Goethe is widely considered the most important German writer, but that would truly belittle the span of his work.

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In the small hours of 3 September a writer, a courtier, an administrator, a natural scientist, and an artist left Carlsbad for Italy. They were not a party, but a single man: Johann Wolfgang Goethe, destined within his lifetime and ever since to be the central figure in Germany's culture, but now at the age of 37 frustrated and divided against himself, overworked yet under-achieving.

‘Ghost-Greetings’ - Leopold Schulz (Austrian, – ), The Met. This work may be freely reproduced, stored, and transmitted, electronically or otherwise, for any non-commercial purpose.

Through the shadowy leaves. Shed incense on her track. Of this lovely summer night. In this true place of quiet. I can scarcely grasp the bliss. Get this from a library. Selected letters (). [Johann Wolfgang von Goethe]. The Sorrows of Young Werther is a loosely autobiographical novel by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, first published in It was Goethe's first major success, turning him from an unknown into a celebrated author practically overnight.

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v. Autobiography: the truth and fiction relating to my life / trans. by John Oxenford -- v. The sorrows of Werther. The elective affinities. The good woman / trans. by Bayard Taylor -- v. Letters from Switzerland.

Travels in Italy / trans. by A.J.W. Morrison -- v. Poems -- v. Iphigenia in Tauris. Torquato Tasso. Goetz von Pages:   Dark green. Includes an exemplary selection of Goethe\'s works, such as The Sorrows of Young Werther, Elective Affinities, Italian Journey, Novella, Faust, and selected poems and letters.

If you haven\'t been exposed to Goethe before, this book is a valuable starting more/5(). Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was born in Frankfurt am Main, the first child of a lawyer Johann Caspar Goethe, and Katherine Elisabeth Textor, the daughter of the mayor of Frankfurt.

Goethe had a comfortable childhood and he was greatly influenced by his. Her articles have appeared in journals such as PMLA, The German Quarterly, Seminar, German Life and Letters, and Eighteenth-Century Fiction.

She was awarded the essay prize of the Goethe Society of North America in and the Max Kade Prize for best article in The German Quarterly in THE SORROWS OF YOUNG WERTHER and Selected Writings/5(25). Buy a cheap copy of Faust. Der Tragödie erster und zweiter book by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

Walter Arndt’s translation of Faust reproduces the sense of the German original and Goethe’s enormously varied metrics and rhyme edition presents Parts Free 5/5(7). Goethe's Italienische Reise: Selected Letters () by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, H S Beresford-Webb (Editor) starting at $ Goethe's Italienische Reise: Selected Letters () has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

Drawn from these letters—selected and adapted by Liana Finck and brought to life in her appealing two-color illustrations—A Bintel Brief is a tour of Yiddish Lower East Side New York.

"A Bintel Brief" is available in English. Please read the book prior to the meeting at the Cloud Room Bar (21+). 'I have so much and my feeling for her devours everything, I have so much and without her everything is nothing.' The Sorrows of Young Werther propelled Goethe to instant fame when it first appeared in Goethe drew on his own unhappy experiences to tell the story of Werther, a young man tormented by his love for Lotte, a tender-hearted girl who is promised to someone else.

This I wrote before I went to Goethe after walking in the park early in the morning; now I am still here, and have never been able to get further with the letter. Very likely I shall remain here two days longer, and I shall lose nothing by doing so, for I have never yet found the old man so cheerful and amiable as now, nor so sympathetic and full of talk.