The Sorrows of Young Werther / Die Leiden des jungen Werther: A Dual-Language Book

The Sorrows of Young Werther / Die Leiden des jungen Werther: A Dual-Language Book

by Stanley Appelbaum
     
 

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An overnight sensation upon its 1774 publication, The Sorrows of Young Werther became one of the first European best-sellers and secured its young author both fortune and fame. Loosely based on Goethe's personal experiences, the novel is written mostly in the form of letters in which Werther recounts his unrequited love for a married woman. Its Sturm und

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An overnight sensation upon its 1774 publication, The Sorrows of Young Werther became one of the first European best-sellers and secured its young author both fortune and fame. Loosely based on Goethe's personal experiences, the novel is written mostly in the form of letters in which Werther recounts his unrequited love for a married woman. Its Sturm und Drang style, portraying the rebellion of youthful genius against conventional standards, makes it a perennial favorite with readers of every era. Includes the original German with English translation on the facing pages.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486433639
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
06/04/2004
Series:
Dover Dual Language German Series
Edition description:
Bilingual
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
649,715
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

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