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Goethe"s poems

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Goethe"s poems

by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Published by Blackie & Son in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Introduction and notes in English, poems in German.

Statementselected and edited with biographical sketch, introductory chapter on metre and notes by Henry Gibson Atkins and L. E. Kastner.
ContributionsAtkins, Henry Gibson., Kastner, Leon Emile.
The Physical Object
Paginationlxiv,220p. ;
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18575501M

Poems by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. German poet, dramatist and philosopher, was born at Frankfort-on-Main on the 28th of August He came, on his father’s side, of Thuringian stock, his great-grandfather, Hans Christian Goethe, havi. About this Item: George Bell and Sons, London, hardbound. Condition: Good. The poems of Goethe, translated by Edgar Alfred Bowring C.B., being a volume in the Bohn's Standard Library uniform edition of Goethe's works; Songs, Familiar Songs, Ballads, Cantatas, Epigrams, Elegies, Parables, Odes, etc; includes Bohn's catalogues to front and rear of text; green cloth .

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I feel no small reluctance in venturing to give to the public a work of the character of that indicated by the title-page to the present volume; for, difficult as it must always be to render satisfactorily into one’s own tongue the writings of the bards of other lands, the responsibility assumed by the translator is immeasurably increased when he attempts to transfer the thoughts of those. I'm not particularly interested in that subject, so I didn't pay attention to much about the book other than the handwritten inscription on the inside front cover: "Hilda L Lydekker from Papa April 11th Thursday " I thought that was pretty intimate--a father's gift to his daughter--and it's one of my older books, so I was excited.


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Translated by Edgar Alfred Bowring. Table of Contents. Translator's Original Dedication. Original Preface. Preface to the Second Edition. Author's Dedication.

Sound, sweet Song, from some far Land. To the kind Reader. When the Fox dies, his Skin counts. Blindman's Buff. Reciprocal Invitation to the Dance. Declaration of War. Lover in all Shapes. Goethe's Poems Paperback – February 1, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (Author), Graham Good (Translator) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Through the shadowy leaves. Shed incense on her track. Of this lovely summer night. In this true place of quiet. I can scarcely grasp the bliss. Great Poems: A Dual-Language Book Generally considered Germany's greatest literary figure, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (–) produced a large body of fine literary work that includes novels, plays, stories, scientific Brand: Ronsdale Press.

This is a bi-lingual edition of selected poetry of Goethe. Since I can read a little German I very much appreciate the German texts. But I was surprised to read that there had been an earlier edition which supplied only literal prose versions of the poems, which I /5(12).

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A few of these poems were written by Marianne Willemer, the wife of a merchant in Frankfort, and with her consent included in the collection. “When the sound and wholesome nature of man acts as an entirety, when he feels himself in the world as in a grand, beautiful, worthy and worthwhile whole, when this harmonious comfort affords him a pure, untrammeled delight: then the universe, if it could be sensible of itself, would shout for joy at having attained its goal and wonder at the pinnacle of its own essence and evolution.

One of the preeminent figures in German literature, poet, playwright, and novelist Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was born in Frankfurt, Germany, in The child of an imperial councilor, Goethe had a thoroughly classical education before entering Leipzig University in Though he was there to study law, Goethe earned accolades for his poetry, written in the lyric and.

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His works include: four novels; epic and lyric poetry; prose and verse dramas; memoirs; an autobiography; literary and aesthetic criticism; and Born: 28 AugustFree Imperial City.

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This edition, selected from over volumes in German, is the new standard in English, and contains poetry, drama, fiction, memoir, criticism, and scientific writing by the man who is probably the most influential writer in the German 5/5(2). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Poetry. Translated from the German by Graham Good. Goethe's poetry has delighted readers around the world for over two centuries, but for English readers there is clearly a need for a new contemporary translation.

In an age which prizes both individual self- development and cultural diversity, one looks to Goethe () as the first writer to. Heinrich Faust, a learned scholar, feels that none of his many achievements has provided him with satisfaction or a sense of fulfillment.

He yearns to gain knowledge of absolute truth and the meaning of existence. Faust turns to magic in the hope of finding a solution and finally makes a pact with the devil. He agrees to sell his soul if the. Goethe's poems. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Clarence Willis Eastman.

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English Johann Wolfgang von Goethe downloads; Faust [part 1]. Translated Into English in the Original Metres Johann Wolfgang von Goethe downloads; Faust: Eine Tragödie [erster Teil] (German) Johann Wolfgang von Goethe downloads Zur Farbenlehre.In addition to those portions of Goethe's poetical works which are given in this complete form, specimens of the different other classes of them, such as the Epigrams, Elegies, &c., are added, as well as a collection of the various Songs found in his Plays, making a total number of about Poems, embraced in the present volume.