ISBN-10:
063116376X
ISBN-13:
9780631163763
Pub. Date:
10/23/1998
Publisher:
Wiley
The Life of Goethe: A Critical Biography / Edition 1

The Life of Goethe: A Critical Biography / Edition 1

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Overview

Goethe established a major European reputation and profoundly influenced his contemporaries and literary successors, not least among them the British Romantic writers Coleridge, Scott, and Byron.

  • Offers a comprehensive one-volume study of a major European literary figure.
  • Deals in depth and detail with the totality of Goethe's output and activity.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780631163763
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/23/1998
Series: Wiley Blackwell Critical Biographies Series
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

John R. Williams is honorary Senior Lecturer in the Department of German at the University of St Andrews. He has published numerous scholarly articles on German literature and is the author of Goethe's 'Faust' (1987). In 1982 he was awarded a prize by the Theodor-Storm-Gesellschaft in an international competition for verse translation.

Table of Contents

List of Plates.

Preface.

1. The Life.

2. The Lyric Poet.

3. The Dramatist.

4. The Novelist: Prose and Verse Narratives.

5. The Scientist.

Conclusion.

Notes.

Bibliography.

Index.

Index to Goethe's Works.

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