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Goethe and his age
Reprint of the 1968 ed.
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In the essay “ Winckelmann and His Age,” Goethe writes, “Modern man often loses himself in the infinite before finally returning if possible to a limited point of reference The. Massive ( pp.) and excellent first volume of a projected two-volume biography by Boyle (German/Cambridge) of the protean genius Goethe. Writing for a general audience as well as scholars, Boyle opens with a carefully constructed historical context to show the Goethe was an anomaly in the age named after him: an elitist during an age of democratic revolution; a classicist during a period of.
Buy a cheap copy of Goethe: The Poet and the Age: Volume I: book by Nicholas Boyle. In Nietzsche observed that Goethe had been "not just a good and great man, but an entire culture." The author of Faust, of exquisite lyric poetry, and of a Free shipping over $Cited by: There were no best-seller lists in , but it was quickly clear to the German reading public that Goethe’s third novel, Elective Affinities, which appeared in the fall of that year, was a first, The Sorrows of Young Werther, had inspired a fashion craze and copycat suicides, and had fired the heart of a young latest effort, on the other hand, received befuddled.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was born in Frankfurt, Germany to a wealthy family. Because of his family's station in life, Goethe had the privileges of affluence and education that allowed him to study all the common subjects of the day and to specialize in languages and literature. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (yō´hän vôlf´gäng fən gö´tə), –, German poet, dramatist, novelist, and scientist, urt. One of the great masters of world literature, his genius embraced most fields of human endeavor; his art and thought are epitomized in his .
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Goethe and his age. London, Merlin P., (OCoLC) Named Person: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: György Lukács; Robert Anchor.
Read this book on Questia. Outing Goethe & His Age, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of Outing Goethe & His Age (). Goethe and his age. New York, Grosset & Dunlap  (OCoLC) Named Person: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: György Lukács.
Goethe and his Age. by Lukács, Georg, and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This book is undoubtedly the best book on Goethe available in English.
Boyle's descriptions of Weimar and Jena bring the late 18th and early 19th century to life. After reading the book, I had a much better grasp on Goethe and his contemporaries.
I recommend the book highly to anyone seriously interested in understanding German literature/5(6). The Sorrows of Young Werther (German: Die Leiden des jungen Werthers) is a loosely autobiographical epistolary novel by Johann Wolfgang von published init reappeared as a revised edition in It was one of the most important novels in the Sturm und Drang period in German literature, and influenced the later Romantic movement.
Goethe, aged 24 at the time, finished Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. : Goethe and His Age (): Georg Lukacs: Books. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books Go Search Hello Select your Cited by: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe is perhaps best known for The Sorrows of Young Werther (), the first novel of the Sturm und Drang movement, and for Faust (Part I, ; Part II, ), a play about a man who sells his soul to the Devil that is sometimes considered Germany’s greatest contribution to.
He Shrank the Deficit. He Was Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. By Michael Hofmann. J with luck, Boyle will live to Goethe’s age (82) or. Link to the book Embed a mini Book Reader 1 page 2 pages Open to this page.
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Details *. Herr Glaser of Stützerbach was proud of the life-sized oil portrait of himself that hung above his dining table. The corpulent merchant was even prouder to show it off to the young Duke of Saxe-Weimar and his new privy councilor, Johann Wolfgang Goethe.
While Glaser was out of the room, the privy councilor took a knife, cut the face out of the canvas, and stuck his own head through the hole. Two centuries ago, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe () was, with the possible exception of Lord Byron, the most famous writer of his time. His. SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics.
This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of Goethe: The Poet and the Age by Nicholas Boyle. Goethe: The Poet and the Age is a sweeping two-volume biography of [ ]. Before he was thirty, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe had proven himself a master of the novel, drama, and lyric poetry.
But even more impressive than his versatility was his unwillingness ever to settle into a single style or approach; whenever he used a literary form, he made it something in to a well-to-do family in Frankfurt, he was sent to Strasbourg to earn a law degree.4/4(19).
A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice Selection Named one of the Best Books of the Year by the Economist and Kirkus Reviews. This “splendid biography” (Wall Street Journal) of Goethe presents his life and work as an essential touchstone for the modern age.A masterful intellectual portrait, Goethe: Life as a Work of Art is celebrated as the seminal twenty-first-century biography of Brand: Liveright Publishing Corporation.
Adler focuses on Goethe's influence on modernity.’ — The Art Newspaper ‘an erudite and at the same time passionate book on Goethe. It offers the general reader a highly stimulating opportunity to be introduced to his life and work, especially the latter an exciting and brilliant book. As remarkable as Goethe’s life was, Nietzsche said it was an event without consequences: While German intellectual historians refer to die Goethezeit (the Age of Goethe), he was not a world-historical individual in the Hegelian sense, one who embodied an epoch and who directed the course of human events as a Napoleon did.
But Safranski for. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe is widely considered the most important German writer, but that would truly belittle the span of his work.
In fact, Goethe dabbled in poetry, drama, literature, theology and philosophy on a global stage, taking a great inte. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (Aug – Ma ) was a German poet, playwright, novelist and scientist.
He is considered one of the greatest literary figures of his age, and not only. InGoethe left home to study law, as his father wished, but due to his illness (probably tuberculosis), he returned home without a : Flavia Medrut.
As ofthe prize is supported by the Friends of Goethe New York. The Gutekunst Prize of the Friends of Goethe New York is open to college students and to all translators under the age of 35 who, at the time the prize is awarded, have not yet published, nor are under contract for, a book-length translation.But unlike many freethinking aristocratic dilettantes who were a fixture of his age, Goethewrites poet Philip Brantingham“was a universal genius, one of those talents whose works transcend race, nation, language-and even time.”It’s a dated concept, for sure, but when we think of genius in the old Romantic sense, we most often think of Goethe, as a poet, philosopher, and scientist.