Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship

Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship

by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
     
 

Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship affords a distinct view of Goethe's matured genius, his manner of thought and favorite subjects -- more so, perhaps, than any of his other works. Nor is it Goethe alone whom it portrays; the prevailing taste of Germany of the day is likewise indicated by it. Since the year 1795, when it first appeared at Berlin, numerousSee more details below

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Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship affords a distinct view of Goethe's matured genius, his manner of thought and favorite subjects -- more so, perhaps, than any of his other works. Nor is it Goethe alone whom it portrays; the prevailing taste of Germany of the day is likewise indicated by it. Since the year 1795, when it first appeared at Berlin, numerous editions of Meister have been printed: critics of all ranks, and some of them dissenting widely from its doctrines, have loaded it with encomiums; its songs and poems are familiar to every German ear; the people read it, and speak of it, with an admiration approaching in many cases to enthusiasm.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781603120609
Publisher:
Alan Rodgers Books
Publication date:
02/28/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
1,423,168
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.14(d)

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