The Cambridge Companion to Goethe / Edition 1

The Cambridge Companion to Goethe / Edition 1

by Lesley Sharpe
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521665604

ISBN-13: 9780521665605

Pub. Date: 05/28/2002

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This study provides a stimulating and accessible survey of this many-sided figure. The volume places Goethe in the context of the Germany and Europe of his lifetime. His literary work is covered in individual chapters on poetry, drama—with a separate chapter on Faust, prose fiction and autobiography. A wide-ranging survey of reception inside and outside

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This study provides a stimulating and accessible survey of this many-sided figure. The volume places Goethe in the context of the Germany and Europe of his lifetime. His literary work is covered in individual chapters on poetry, drama—with a separate chapter on Faust, prose fiction and autobiography. A wide-ranging survey of reception inside and outside Germany and an extensive guide to further reading complete the volume, which will appeal to students and specialists alike.

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ISBN-13:
9780521665605
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Chronology; Introduction Lesley Sharpe; 1. The world Goethe lived in: Germany and Europe, 1750–1830 Thomas P. Saine; 2. Goethe the writer and literary history Nicholas Saul; 3. Goethe the poet John R. Williams; 4. Goethe the dramatist David V. Pugh; 5. Faust Jane K. Brown; 6. Weimar Classicism: Goethe's alliance with Schiller T. J. Reed; 7. Goethe and the Weimar theatre Lesley Sharpe; 8. Goethe's prose fiction Martin Swales; 9. Autobiographical writings Dennis F. Mahoney; 10. In defence of experience: Goethe's natural investigations and scientific culture Daniel Steuer; 11. Goethe and gender Barbara Becker-Cantarino; 12. Goethe and the visual arts Beate Allert; 13. Goethe and the political world W. Daniel Wilson; 14. Religion and philosophy H. B. Nisbet; 15. Reception in Germany and abroad Gerhart Hoffmeister; A guide to further reading; General index; Index of Goethe's works.

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