This examine presents a stimulating and obtainable survey of this many-sided determine. the amount locations Goethe within the context of the Germany and Europe of his lifetime. His literary paintings is roofed in person chapters on poetry, drama--with a separate bankruptcy on Faust, prose fiction and autobiography. A wide-ranging survey of reception inside and out Germany and an in depth consultant to extra examining entire the quantity, so that it will entice scholars and experts alike.

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