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Goethe and his publishers

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany
    • Subjects:
    • Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832 -- Relations with publishers.,
    • Publishers and publishing -- Germany -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Publishers and publishing -- Germany -- History -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSiegfried Unseld ; translated by Kenneth J. Northcott.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPT2155.A1 U5713 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 372 p, :
      Number of Pages372
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL979643M
      ISBN 100226841901
      LC Control Number96017077

      In , Goethe gave symbolic expression to his intense relationship with Marianne Willemer, a recently married woman thirty-five years his junior. He gave her a leaf from the ginkgo tree, explaining that, like its deeply cleft yet still whole leaf, he was "single yet twofold." Although it is not known if their relationship was ever consummated, they did exchange love poetry, and Goethe.   This book, by the author of a critically acclaimed study of Goethe's Faust, sets Goethe's creative work in the context of his biography and of the literary and political movements of his time. It contains chapters on his life, his poetry, drama, prose and verse narratives, and on his scientific work.4/5(33). Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (Template:IPA-de, 28 August – 22 March ) was a German poet and novelist, pictorial artist, biologist, theoretical physicist, and polymath. He is considered the supreme genius of modern German literature. His works span the fields of poetry, drama, prose, philosophy, and science. His Faust has been called the greatest long poem of modern European literature Literary movement: Sturm und Drang; Weimar Classicism. Goethe and His Publishers organizes for the first time the myriad details of Goethe's career in print. Director of the German publishing company Suhrkamp Verlag, Siegfried Unseld brings a singular perspective to this biography, focusing our attention on an essential component of Goethe's literary endeavors: his relationship to his publishers.


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Goethe and His Publishers Siegfried Unseld, Author, Kenneth J. Northcott, Translator University of Chicago Press $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. Goethe’s ranging literary genius, nimble yet luminous, resists simple classification.

Poet and natural philosopher, critic and raconteur, Goethe was the most commanding literary presence of his and His Publishers organizes for the first time the myriad details of Goethe’s career in print.

Director of the German publishing company Suhrkamp Verlag, Siegfried Unseld brings a. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (/ ˈ ɡ ɜː t ə /, also US: / ˈ ɡ ɜːr t ə, ˈ ɡ eɪ t ə,-t i / GURT-ə, GAYT-ə, -⁠ee; German: [ˈjoːhan ˈvɔlfɡaŋ fɔn ˈɡøːtə] (); 28 August – 22 March ) was a German writer and statesman.

His works include: four novels; epic and lyric poetry; prose and verse dramas; memoirs; an autobiography; literary and aesthetic criticism; and Children: 5 (4 died Goethe and his publishers book, Julius August Walter.

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Goethe and His Publishers organizes for the first time the myriad details of Goethe's career in print. Himself one of Germany's most eminent publishers, Siegfried Unseld brings a singular perspective to this biography, focusing our attention on an essential component of Goethe's literary endeavors: his relationship to his publishers.

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Goethe and his publishers book of the German publishing company Suhrkamp Verlag, Siegfried Unseld brings a singular perspective to this biography, focusing our attention on an essential component of Goethe's literary endeavors: his relationship to his publishers.

Rüdiger Safranski’s Goethe: Life as Goethe and his publishers book Work of Art is the first definitive biography in a generation to tell the larger-than-life story of the writer considered to be the Shakespeare of German literature.

Drawing upon the trove of letters, diaries, and notebooks Goethe left behind, as well as correspondence and criticism from Goethe and his publishers book /5(32). Theory of Colours (German: Zur Farbenlehre) is a book by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe about the poet's views on the nature of colours and how these are perceived by humans.

It was published in German in and in English in The book contains detailed descriptions of phenomena such as coloured shadows, refraction, and chromatic : Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. “When the sound and wholesome nature Goethe and his publishers book man acts as an entirety, when he feels himself in the world as in a grand, beautiful, worthy and worthwhile whole, when this harmonious comfort affords him a pure, untrammeled delight: then the universe, if it could be sensible of itself, would shout for joy at having attained its goal and wonder at the pinnacle of its own essence and evolution.

providing a context for his literary works, these essays have much intrinsic value, even if Goethe’s place in the history of science is controversial. Like his father, Goethe took academic study and scholarship very seriously, and both were avid art collectors.

Goethe was well read in art history and aesthetics, philosophy, theology, and Size: KB. If Goethe never tired of acknowledging his profound indebtedness to the Book of Books, he never ceased to reiterate till the end of his days his deep gratitude to the “God-intoxicated Jew.

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After his immensely successful first novel, The Sorrows of Young Werther, was published when he Goethe dominated Europe’s literary culture. His early triumph stoked in him a lifelong.

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Speculation about the meaning of this W has been a minor cottage industry ever : Karl S. Guthke. Goethe's classic, enlivened by Randall Jarrell's fine translation and Peter Sís's dark, dreamy illustrations.

Randall Jarrell's translation of Faust is one of his most important he inscribed Goethe's motto on the first page of his notebook--"Ohne Hast aber ohne Rast" ("Without haste but without rest")--and from then until his death in he worked on the masterpiece of Cited by:   I think you need to focus first.

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PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Born inGoethe was a lawyer, minister of state, public intellectual, scientist, and even the producer of Mozart's Cos fan tutte for the Weimar court. As this massive collection of previously published translations demonstrates, his influence on European ideas cannot be overestimated.

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For, ever since his teens and early twenties (when he went around the world with Captain Cook), Forster had been Author: Karl S. Guthke. A masterful life of the prolific playwright, novelist, statesman, and poet who defined German romanticism.

After the production of his play Götz, year-old Johann Wolfgang von Goethe () soared to fame throughout Germany, “a new star in the literary firmament,” a genius acclaimed for his “earthy, powerfully visceral tone” and “liberation from the conventional rules.”.

Goethe’s fame notwithstanding, he is strangely neglected in the English-speaking world. English readers are notoriously indifferent to the poets of other cultures, and Goethe’s poems. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe is widely considered the most important German writer, but that would truly belittle the span of his work.

In fact, Goethe dabbled in poetry, drama, literature, theology and philosophy on a global stage, taking a great inte. â The study of Goethe's life is a task that each generation must undertake anew.â Thus writes Richard Friedenthal, author of this rich biography.

Spanning eight momentous decades of war, revolution, and social upheaval, Goethe's life reveals itself as one of conflict and dynamic development, of inner contradiction and unceasing creativity.4/5(1).

German literary prodigy Johann Wolfgang von Goethe breaks ground again with this volume of sensual love poetry. Despite its titillating title, these poems -- though shockingly candid in the context of the early s -- are tame by contemporary standards, and Goethe couches his carnal odes in.

As Rüdiger Safranski’s “Goethe: Life as a Work of Art” reveals, when the prolific writer wasn’t producing manuscripts, he was applying his talents to the municipal good. The Goethe Yearbook, first published inis the flagship publication of the Goethe Society and is dedicated to North American Goethe scholarship.

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Goethe and His Publishers celebrates Goethe's works, his life, and his times, from the viewpoint of a publisher today. Written by an individual who has devoted much of his life to the study of the poet whom he reveres, such a personal approach not only forms an excellent introduction to Goethe's work but helps restore Goethe to his rightful.

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In the s Goethe contributed to Friedrich von Schiller ́s journal Die Horen, published Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship, and continued his writings on the ideals of arts and literature in his own journal, Propyläen. The first part of his masterwork, Faust, appeared inand the second part in Goethe drew on his own unhappy experiences to tell the story of Werther, a young man tormented by his love for Lotte, a tender-hearted girl who is promised to someone else.

Overwhelmed by his feelings, Werther begins to see only one way to escape from his 's story of a sensitive young artist alienated from society channelled the.

And now back to the Goethe Book Awards for posts Historical Fiction, a division of the CIBAs. We wish to congratulate ’s Goethe Book Awards Grand Prize Winner – The Lost Years of Billy Battles by Ronald E.

Yates. Billy Battles is as dear and fascinating a literary friend as I have ever encountered. The material in the first three parts is distributed in such a way that Goethe's childhood is narrated from book one to the middle of book six, the account of his student days begins with the latter half of the sixth book and continues through the 11th book, books are given to the consideration of his early manhood, when his first great successes as an author were realized.

He praises the poetry of Goethe and Schiller but condemns Goethe for his obeisance toward royalty. He solicits help during his perpetual trouble with his health and with his servants. He castigates publishers, sets prices for his works, and calculates letters of dedication.

Emil Erich Kästner (23 February 29 July ) was a German author, poet, screenwriter and satirist, known primarily for his humorous, socially astute poems and for children's books including Emil and the Detectives.

He received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal in for his autobiography Als ich ein kleiner Junge war. Goethe's Faust: Part Pdf and Selected Sections of Part Two in the German Original with an English Translation by Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von; Translated and Edited, with an Introduction and Notes by J.

F. L. Raschen and a great selection of related books, art .—Publishers Weekly "Answers a need for a one-volume English translation of Goethe's most significant works.

An excellent, serviceable book."—Choice "[T]his is the best available one-volume anthology of Goethe’s works, spanning the full range of his output of poetry, drama, novels, literary criticism, autobiography, philosophy and science.

As Johann Wolfgang ebook Goethe observed in“the publisher always knows the profit to himself and his family whereas the author is totally in the dark.” This problem of lopsided information was aggravated by the near-absence of copyright protection in the 18th and 19th century.