Goethe and Weimar
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Goethe and Weimar an address at the University of New Hampshire, February 16, 1961. by Heckscher, William S.

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Published by University of New Hampshire in [Durham, N.H .
Written in English



  • Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)


  • Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832 -- Homes and haunts -- Germany -- Weimar (Thuringia),
  • Weimar (Thuringia, Germany) -- Intellectual life.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsPT2130.W3 H4
The Physical Object
Pagination28 p.
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5901980M
LC Control Number63063260

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Goethe city Weimar This is where Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, the most famous exponent of the German language, lived. Here you can follow in the footsteps of the great poet. The most important of Goethe's works produced before he went to Weimar were Götz von Berlichingen (), a tragedy that was the first work to bring him recognition, and the novel The Sorrows of Young Werther (German: Die Leiden des jungen Werthers) (), which gained him enormous fame as a writer in the Sturm und Drang period which marked the early phase Children: 5 (4 died young), Julius August Walter . It is a story written in the shadow of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ; Mann developed the narrative almost as a response to Goethe's novel The Sorrows of Young Werther, which is more than years older than Lotte in Weimar. Lotte in Weimar was first published in English in 1 Plot summary 2 Quotation at the Nuremberg TrialsAuthor: Thomas Mann. First Weimar period (–86) In Weimar Goethe could take a role in public affairs that in Frankfurt would have been open to him only after 40 years, if then. It was soon clear that more was wanted of him than supplying a passing visit from a fashionable personality.

Unwrapping Goethe's Weimar book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The celebrations of Goethe's two hundred and fiftieth birt.   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 . This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning : Catharina Elisabeth Goethe. Returning to Weimar, Goethe started the second part of Faust, encouraged by Schiller. In he married Christiane Vulpius. During this late period he finished his series of Wilhelm Master books and wrote many other works, including The Oriental Divan (). He also directed the State Theatre and worked on scientific theories in evolutionary /5(8).