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Goethe"s Travels in Italy

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Goethe"s Travels in Italy

together with his Second residence in Rome and Fragments on Italy.

by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Published by G. Bell and sons in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTr. from the German
SeriesBohn"s standard library
ContributionsMorrison, Alexander James William, 1806-1865, Nisbet, Charles, 1736-1804
The Physical Object
Pagination589 p.
Number of Pages589
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14642382M

Park describes an Englishman's humorous and sometimes difficult attempt to live as a local in a small Italian town. The sequel is Claudius the God Another bout of illness then brought him apparently near death, and in the aftermath he underwent a brief conversion from freethinking to evangelical Christianity. Goethe admired classical history, art and literature, perhaps believing these to be directly connected to the arts of his day. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, born August 28,Frankfurt am Main [Germany]—died March 22,WeimarSaxe-WeimarGerman poet, playwright, novelist, scientist, statesman, theatre director, critic, and amateur artist, considered the greatest German literary figure of the modern era. Conversely, what Goethe's Auch ich in Arkadien says is "Even I managed to get to paradise", with the implication that we could all get there if we chose.

Occasionally, the website mis-applies a block from a previous visitor. He also found time to translate many foreign works into German and participated in the editing and publication of several literary reviews. Goethe was viewed as a complicated man, a quality reflected in his work. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, born August 28,Frankfurt am Main [Germany]—died March 22,WeimarSaxe-WeimarGerman poet, playwright, novelist, scientist, statesman, theatre director, critic, and amateur artist, considered the greatest German literary figure of the modern era. This Latin phrase is usually imagined as spoken by Death — this is its sense, for example, in W. He looked to the Classical ancient and the Renaissance as a form of "therapy" for a slow stage in his development.

Even the colorful "Count" Cagliostro figures in Goethe's book. Goethe was viewed as a complicated man, a quality reflected in his work. A young American couple tries to renovate a Tuscan farmhouse in the late s. The Wings of the Dove He was amazed that people could actually live in the way he had only imagined living and in an emotional passage he wrote: Naples is a paradise; everyone lives in a state of intoxicated self-forgetfulness, myself included.


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