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Goethe: His Life and Times (edition 2010)

by Richard Friedenthal (Author), Martha Friedenthal-Haase (Introduction)

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Title:Goethe: His Life and Times
Authors:Richard Friedenthal (Author)
Other authors:Martha Friedenthal-Haase (Introduction)
Info:Transaction Publishers (2010), Edition: 1, 616 pages
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  Budzul | May 31, 2008 |
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  Budzul | May 31, 2008 |
1154 Goethe: His Life and Times, by Richard Friedenthal (read 2 Mar 1972) This is an excellent biography, though written in the present tense. Goethe was born 8 Aug 1749, in Frankfurt, and died 22 Mar 1832 in Weimar. Arnold began his great poem on Wordsworth: "Goethe in Weimar sleeps..." and in the weeks I've been reading this book the line has been much in my head. ( )
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As a dramatist and lyric poet Goethe stands second only to Shakespeare. His greatest literary achievement is, of course, Faust, which in many ways epitomises his own life and which he spent his whole life writing and rewriting. But besides this wealth of literary achievement Johann Wolfgang von Goethe also led a full and active life in other spheres. He held a ministerial position at weimar and took an active interest in public affairs. He was also an eminent philosopher and a keenly interested scientist. Emotionally he was a warm and passionate man, and his love affairs have been perpetuated in his work.… (more)

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