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Books by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) perhaps comes as close as any man to deserving the title of universal genius. Poet, dramatist, critic, scientist, administrator and novelist, he was born at Frankfurt-am-Main in 1749, the son of well-to-do parents with intellectual interests; and he studied at the University of Leipzig and at Strassburg, where he wrote a play which initiated the important Sturm und Drang movement. During the next five years he practiced law in Frankfurt and wrote The Sorrows of Young Werther, a remarkable novel autobiographical of one side of Goethe's nature. In 1775 he went to visit the court of the young Duke of Weimar, and, except for an extended journey to Italy a decade later, stayed there the rest of his life, filling at one time or another all the major posts in the Weimar government. Here a close friendship with Schiller developed, and here he conducted important scientific experiments and published a steady stream of books of the highest order and in many different forms. He became the director of the Weimar Theatre in 1791 and made it the most famous in Europe. His life held a number of ardent loves, which he celebrated in lyrics that are compared to Shakespeare's, and in 1806 he married Christiane Vulpius whom he had loved for many years. In later life Goethe became a generous patron of younger writers, including Byron and Carlyle. In 1790 he published the first version of his life work as Faust, a Fragment, but Part I of the completed Faust did not appear until 1808, while Part II was finished and published only a few months before Goethe's death in 1832. Cyrus Hamlin is Chairman of the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at Yale University. Walter Arndt is Sherman Fairchild Professor in the Humanties, Emeritus, at Dartmouth College. His translation of Pushkin's Eugene Onegin was awarded the Bollingen Prize.
Faust By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Faustby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Faust By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Faustby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Maxims and Reflections By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Maxims and Reflectionsby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Italian Journey 1786-1788 By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Italian Journey 1786-1788by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Faust By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Faustby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Faust By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Faustby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Theory of Colours By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Theory of Coloursby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Elective Affinities By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Elective Affinitiesby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Faust By Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Faustby Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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Faust II By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Faust IIby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Goethe, Volume 9 By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Goethe, Volume 9by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Faust: Parts I & II By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Faust: Parts I & IIby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Faust By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Faustby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Faust By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Faustby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Selected Poems By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Selected Poemsby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Faust By Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Faustby Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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Gedichte By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Gedichteby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Erotic Poems By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Erotic Poemsby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Goethe, Volume 2 By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Goethe, Volume 2by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Faust By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Faustby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Selected Poems By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Selected Poemsby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Letters from Italy By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Letters from Italyby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Goethe, Volume 10 By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Goethe, Volume 10by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Torquato Tasso By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Torquato Tassoby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Gotz Von Berlichingen By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Gotz Von Berlichingenby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Goethe, Volume 3 By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Goethe, Volume 3by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Sorrows of Young Werther By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Sorrows of Young Wertherby Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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