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Goethe and the modern age

International Goethe Bicentennial Convocation and Music Festival (1949 Aspen, Colo.)

Goethe and the modern age

the international convocation at Aspen, Colorado, 1949.

by International Goethe Bicentennial Convocation and Music Festival (1949 Aspen, Colo.)

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Published by Regnery in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, -- 1749-1832 -- Anniversaries, etc,
  • Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, -- 1749-1832 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, -- 1749-1832 -- Influence,
  • Literature, Comparative

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Arnold Bergstraesser.
    ContributionsBergsträsser, Arnold, 1896-1964.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT2139.B49 I5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination402 p.
    Number of Pages402
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14081040M
    LC Control Number50008947
    OCLC/WorldCa1166076

    Thomas Carlyle translated Goethe's novel into English, and after its publication in , many British authors wrote novels inspired by it. In the 20th century, it spread to Germany, Britain, France, and several other countries around the globe. The genre translates fairly directly into the cinematic form, the coming-of-age . The history of literature in the Modern period in Europe begins with the Age of Enlightenment and the conclusion of the Baroque period in the 18th century, succeeding the Renaissance and Early Modern periods.. In the classical literary cultures outside of Europe, the Modern period begins later, in Ottoman Turkey with the Tanzimat reforms (s), in Qajar Iran under Nasser al-Din Shah (s.

    Goethe was writing in the midst of a dramatic and bloody time for Europe: the revolutions in France and America overturned the old regimes and introduced new ways of thinking about the world. Set against this backdrop, Goethe’s life and work serve as an essential touchstone for the birth of the modern age. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Goethe at Johann Wolfgang von Goethe () was one of the greatest thinkers of the modern age: a world-famous writer, scientist, and statesman, his influence was already far-reaching during his lifetime, and his literary and intellectual legacy continues to reverberate throughout contemporary culture.

    Goethe yearbook: publications of the Goethe Society of North America. Published: () Goethe and the modern age; the international convocationa at Aspen, Colorado, This book reviews the history of Western metaphysics in some detail. In the first half von Balthasar reviews the metaphysics of the saints: St. Ignatius, St. John of the Cross; here he talks about self-abandonment and indifference (indifference not in the sense /5(2).


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Goethe and the modern age by International Goethe Bicentennial Convocation and Music Festival (1949 Aspen, Colo.) Download PDF EPUB FB2

International Goethe Convocation ( Aspen, Colo.). Goethe and the modern age. Chicago, Regnery [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: Material Type: Biography, Conference publication: Document Type: Book.

Goethe was writing in the midst of a dramatic and bloody time for Europe: the revolutions in France and America overturned the old regimes and introduced new ways of thinking about the world. Set against this backdrop, Goethe’s life and work serve as an essential touchstone for the birth of the modern age/5(33).

Goethe became the rage of literary Europe in ` with the publication of his novel The Sorrows of Young Werther. He went on to write novels Goethe and the modern age book Apprenticeship of Wilhelm Meister and the late work Elective Affinities.

He wrote poetry throughout his long life. /5(33). Goethe became the rage of literary Europe in ` with the publication of his novel The Sorrows of Young Werther. He went on to write novels The Apprenticeship of Wilhelm Meister and the late work Elective Affinities.

He wrote poetry throughout his long life. He enjoyed travel and his favorite location was Italy/5(32). I have referred in earlier posts to Manfred Osten's work on Goethe, in particular the series of essays concerning what Goethe described as the tendency of the modern age, namely, that everything takes place "velociferically" The phrase occurs in a letter Goethe wrote to his grand-nephew Alfred Nicolovius in Author: Goethe Girl.

Goethe and the modern age; the international convocation at Aspen, Colorado, Edited by Arnold Bergstraesser Regnery Chicago Australian/Harvard Citation. International Goethe Bicentennial Convocation and Music Festival. & Bergstrasser, Arnold.

Goethe and. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (–) was one of the greatest thinkers of the modern age: a world-famous writer, scientist, and statesman, his influence was already far-reaching during his lifetime, and his literary and intellectual legacy continues to reverberate throughout contemporary culture.

In this book, newly updated, Peter Boerner, a Reviews: 5. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (–) was one of the greatest thinkers of the modern age: a world-famous writer, scientist, and statesman, his influence was already far-reaching during his lifetime, and his literary and intellectual legacy continues to reverberate throughout contemporary culture.

Books shelved as modern-age: Hamlet by William Shakespeare, Locke & Key, Vol. 3: Crown of Shadows by Joe Hill, Early Modern Jewry: A New Cultural History. This “splendid biography” (Wall Street Journal) of Goethe presents his life and work as an essential touchstone for the modern age.

A masterful intellectual portrait, Goethe: Life as a Work of Art is celebrated as the seminal twenty-first-century biography of the writer considered to be the Shakespeare of German literature. Similar Items. Goethe und die Deutschen: der Nachruhm eines Dichters im Wandel der Zeit und der Weltanschauungen / by: Leppmann, Wolfgang.

Published: () The spell of Italy vacation, magic, and the attraction of Goethe / by: Block, Richard A. Published: () Goethe and the modern age; the international convocationa at Aspen, Colorado,   In "Thoughts on Modern Literature" Goethe stands as the figure who most thoroughly absorbed the breakthroughs of his age: "geologist, mechanic, merchant, chemist, king, radical, painter, composer,--all worked for him, and a thousand men seemed to look through his eyes" (CW ).

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Set against this backdrop, Goethe's life and work serve as an essential touchstone for the birth of the modern age. Stirb und werde —“die and become”—said Goethe, and the modern world took him literally. The book’s title and theme come from Stravinsky’s ballet Rite of Spring, which premiered in Paris in when art still had the ability to shock.

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Goethe was writing in the midst of a dramatic and bloody time for Europe: The revolutions in France and America overturned the old regimes and introduced new ways of thinking about the world.

Set against this backdrop, Goethe's life and work serve as an essential touchstone for the birth of the modern age. A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice Selection Named one of the Best Books of the Year by the Economist and Kirkus Reviews This "splendid biography" (Wall Street Journal) of Goethe presents his life and work as an essential touchstone for the modern age.

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