The sorrows of Werter by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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StatementJohann Wolfgang von Goethe ; translated by Daniel Malthus.
SeriesRevolution and romanticism, 1789-1834
ContributionsMalthus, Daniel.
LC ClassificationsPT2027 .W3 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 223 p. ;
Number of Pages223
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Open LibraryOL1538499M
ISBN 101854770691
LC Control Number91016916

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Unable to reconcile his inner. The Sorrows of Young Werther was impactful in ushering in the romantic age of literature--though Goethe nearly killed it off before it began. The novel was the foundation on which the German Sturm und Dang (storm and urge) literary style was launched, sporting reckless characters tossed about the seas of love/5().

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An innkeeper in the town that inspired the book created a dramatic gravesite and passed it off as Werther’s, while a contemporary guidebook also directed sightseers to the tree under which Werner and Lotte once sat.

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Lotte, the object of Werter’s passion was a thinly veiled Charlotte Buff, the object of Goethe’s own youthful fantasies. It was first published in (in German), became the foundational novel of Romanticism, and brought Goethe immediate and staggering fame across the Western world.

The Sorrows of Werther is loosely an autobiography by Johann Wolfgang Von was published in anonymously. It was revised and republished in ¨The novel coincided with what has come to be known as the Age of Sensibility, whose flames it helped to fan.

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[] (OCoLC) Named Person: George Ticknor: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; George Ticknor; Frank Glessner Ryder.

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