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The Life of Goethe

1815-1832, from the Congress of Vienna to the Poet"s Death

by Albert Bielschowsky

  • 192 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by University Press of the Pacific .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Literature: History & Criticism,
  • European - German,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • German,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Literary

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages452
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8425030M
    ISBN 101410221598
    ISBN 109781410221599

      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. In , Goethe left home to study law, as his father wished, but due to his illness (probably tuberculosis), he returned home without a : Flavia Medrut. 20 of the best book quotes from Johann Wolfgang von Goethe #1 “Oh my, but art is long and our life is fleeting.” author. Goethe. book. Faust. concepts. life art #2 “Men’s wretchedness in soothe I so deplore, Not even I would plague the sorry creatures more.”.

    He wrote the play Faust which is also available on Librivox. He was an Anti-Enlightenment writer. Margaret Fuller () assisted with the English translation of Johann Peter Eckermann's Conversations with Goethe in the Last Years of his Life. One reader, Barbara, submitted the following after reading a little of the book. Rüdiger Safranski’s Goethe: Life as a Work of Art is the first definitive biography in a generation to tell the larger-than-life story of the writer considered to be the Shakespeare of German literature. Drawing upon the trove of letters, diaries, and notebooks Goethe left behind, as well as correspondence and criticism from Goethe’s.

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a distinguished German writer and regarded as a genius of modern German literature. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and other facts related to his life.   The Paperback of the Autobiography: Truth And Fiction Relating To My Life by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more Due to COVID, orders may be :


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Goethe's life spanned a long period of profound change in German and European history. This book, by the author of a critically acclaimed study of Goethe's Faust, sets Goethe's creative work in the context of his biography and of the literary and political movements of his time.

It contains chapters on his life, his poetry, drama, prose and Cited by: 7. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ( – ) has often been seen as one of Europe’s big cultural heroes – comparable to the likes of Shakespeare, Dante and Homer.

He excelled in a wide range of areas: he wrote many poems, was a huge hit as a novelist and made scientific contributions in physiology, geology, botany and optics. Love, Life, Goethe book. Read 21 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

A fresh and perceptive new biography of Germany's greatest poet, /5. The Life of Goethe book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Goethe established a major European reputation and profoundly inf 4/5.

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 /5(32). Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German poet, playwright, novelist, scientist, statesman, and critic who was considered the greatest German literary figure of the modern era.

He is especially known for the drama Faust, considered by some to be Germany’s most significant contribution to. 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 Brand: Liveright Publishing Corporation.

Goethe’s early life was a privileged one—he was the only surviving son of a prosperous bourgeois family in Frankfurt—and as a young man he teetered on the brink of waywardness.

As Rüdiger Safranski’s “Goethe: Life as a Work of Art” reveals, when the prolific writer wasn’t producing manuscripts, he was applying his talents to the municipal good.

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, Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. The Life and Works of Goethe, Complete in Two Volumes, with Sketches of his Age and Contemporaries from Published and Unpublished Sources Lewes, G. Published by Ticknor and Fields, Boston (). Explore 20 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Life Quotes at BrainyQuote.

"I can tell you, honest friend, what to believe: believe life; it teaches better that book or orator.". BUY HERE: Support the show: MUG: ?rf=   "The Life of Goethe admirably fills a gap in Goethe studies. John Williams provides a patient and thorough life-story." Alain de Botton "Williams's study of Goethe's life and letters is a welcome contribution to Goethe scholarship.4/5(33).

Page - With a five-and-twenty years' experience since those happy days of which I write, and an acquaintance with an immense variety of human kind, I think I have never seen a society more simple, charitable, courteous, gentlemanlike than that of the dear little Saxon city, where the good Schiller and the great Goethe lived and lie buried.5/5(1).

Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Düntzer, Heinrich, Life of Goethe.

London: T. Fisher Unwin, The moment one definitely commits oneself, then Providence moves too. Whatever you think you can do, or believe you can do, begin it.

Action has magic, power and grace. A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart. I have come to the frightening conclusion that I am the decisive element.

It is my personal approach that creates the climate. LITERATURE: Leo Tolstoy. - Duration: The School of Lifeviews. Will DurantGoethe. - Duration: Rocky C 48, views. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (–) was one of Germany's greatest intellectuals.

He exerted enormous influence in many fields, through works ranging from literature, linguistics and philosophy to the theory of colours and the biological sciences. Goethe's poetry and Cited by: 3. Life of Goethe. New York: Macmillan, (OCoLC) Named Person: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Heinrich Düntzer.

People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading. —Logan Pearsall Smith (4 Bookish Quote Bookmarks—Set 2 from Whirling World) Reading—even browsing—an old book can yield sustenance denied by a database search.

—James Gleick. The unread story is not a story; it is little black marks on wood : Abby Hargreaves.Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Johann Peter Eckermann, Frédéric Jacob Soret ().

“Conversations of Goethe with Eckermann and Soret”, p Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished. 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 .