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Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Poem

  • German literary prodigy Johann Wolfgang von Goethe breaks ground again with this volume of sensual love poetry. Despite its titillating title, these poems -- though shockingly candid in the context of the early 1800s -- are tame by contemporary standards, and Goethe couches his carnal odes in coy, oblique metaphors.

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2014
  • Faust is the protagonist of a classic German legend who makes a pact with the Devil in exchange for knowledge. The meaning of the word and name has been reinterpreted through the ages. "Faust" has taken on a connotation distinct from its original use, and is often used today to describe a person whose headstrong desire for self-fulfillment leads him...

    Publisher : Start Publishing LLC
    published : 2013
  • The Sorrows of Young Werther is an autobiographical novel which is loosely based on the life of its author, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. This publication is a classic originally published in the late 18th century thaty made Goethe one of the first major literary celebrities and was a key novel from the German literature movement known as Sturm and Drang....

    Publisher : Start Publishing LLC
    published : 2012
  • These are the letters of Werther, a young artist of highly sensitive and passionate temperament, sent to his friend Wilhelm. In these letters Werther gives an intimate account of his stay in the village Wahlheim. He is enchanted by the peasants there and falls instantly in love with Charlotte. Charlotte is however already engaged.

    Publisher : Dancing Unicorn Books
    published : 2017
  • Goethe?s classic story of tormented love and destruction Told through lyrical and impassioned letters to his friend Wilhelm, this novel follows the ardent young Werther to the German countryside, where he delves into artistic pursuits and basks in the simplicity of village life. But Werther?s tranquility is shattered when he meets the captivating...

    Publisher : Open Road Media
    published : 2015
  • Goethe?s masterpiece and perhaps the greatest work in German literature, Faust has made the legendary German alchemist one of the central myths of the Western world. Here indeed is a monumental Faust, an audacious man boldly wagering with the devil, Mephistopheles, that no magic, sensuality, experience, or knowledge can lead him to a moment he...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2011
  • Throughout his long, hectic and astonishingly varied life, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749?1832) would jot down his passing thoughts on theatre programmes, visiting cards, draft manuscripts and even bills ? Goethe was probably the last true ?Renaissance Man?. Although employed as a Privy Councillor at the Duke of Weimar?s court, where he helped...

    Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
    published : 2005
  • Goethe addresses issues of love, death, and redemption in an influential portrayal of a character who struggles to reconcile his artistic sensibilities with the demands of the objective world.

    Publisher : Dover Publications
    published : 2012
  • Exceptionally fine poetry by Germany's greatest literary figure, from his earliest, "An den Schlaf" ("To Sleep"), written when he was 18, to his last great poem, "Verdächtnis" ("Legacy"), written when he was 80.

    Publisher : Dover Publications
    published : 2013
  • Enduring legend of the old philosopher who sells his soul to the devil in exchange for knowledge and power, profoundly retold in poetic form by one of the giants of literature.

    Publisher : Dover Publications
    published : 2013