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The Auto-Biography of Goethe Volume 2

Truth and Poetry: From my Own Life



Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "The Auto-Biography of Goethe Volume 2"

The playwright and critic John Oxenford (1812-77) had an acute aptitude for languages. Although he translated both Moliere and Calderon into English, he specialised in German translations and set high standards, not least with his rendering of several works by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832). Among the greatest literary figures of his day, Goethe combined considerable achievements as a poet, novelist and playwright with his diverse interests in natural science and politics. This two-volume translation of his autobiography first appeared in 1848-9. In Volume 2, Goethe recalls how he first arrived in the small city of Weimar, which grew into an important cultural centre, due in no small part to his extended residence there. Also included are letters from Switzerland along with notes from the time he spent in Italy during the 1880s. Goethe's Italian travels would be highly significant for his artistic development and outlook.


Συγγραφέας/εις: Goethe Johann Wolfgang von
Σειρά βιβλίου: Cambridge Library Collection - Literary Studies Volume 2
ISBN: 9781108057479
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 21/02/2013
Εξώφυλλο: Paperback / softback
Σελίδες: 554
Γλώσσα βιβλίου: English & German
Γλώσσα πρωτοτύπου: German
Συντελεστές: Translated by: John Oxenford
Τόπος έκδοσης: Cambridge
Χώρα έκδοσης: United Kingdom
Τόμος: Volume 2
Βάρος βιβλίου: 700 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 22x3x14 cm
Λεπτομέρειες εικονογράφησης: Worked examples or Exercises

Περιεχόμενα

Advertisement; Fourteenth book; Fifteenth book; Sixteenth book; Seventeenth book; Eighteenth book; Nineteenth book; Twentieth book; Letters from Switzerland: First part; Second part; Letters from Italy: From Carlsbad to the Brenner; From the Brenner to Verona; From Verona to Venice; Venice; From Ferrara to Rome; Rome; Naples; Sicily.