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Goethe: The Poet and the Age: Volume I

The Poetry of Desire (1749-1790) (1749-1790)

by Nicholas Boyle

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages828
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Open LibraryOL7383918M
ISBN 100192829815
ISBN 109780192829818

  Goethe: The Poet and the Age Vol 2 - Revolution and Renunciation Nicholas Boyle Oxford, £30, pp Buy it at BOL. The first volume of Nicholas Boyle's Goethe eight years ago helped to.   Goethe The Poet and the Age. Vol. I. The Poetry of Desire (). By Nicholas Boyle pages. Oxford University Press. $ We must see Goethe, Thomas Mann once wrote, as a "titan molded.

Goethe: The Poet and the Age Volume I: The Poetry of Desire (–).   Under Goethe’s direction and patronage, the tiny court became world famous for attracting some of the preëminent German minds of the age—notably, the poet and playwright Friedrich Schiller.

In Goethe returned to Weimar and began living with Christiane Vulpius (); he married her in Goethe’s friendship with Schiller began in and lasted a decade until Schiller’s death in Prompted by Schiller, Goethe resumed work on his masterpiece Faust I which he had begun in Faust I was published in This volume presents the four plays and the narrative poem that, along with Faust, established Goethe as one of the masters of European verse drama and epic. These works in particular display a balance between poetic form and ethical sensibility that characterizes much of Goethe's work during the era of Weimar Classicism. Here we are offered new translations of the dramas .


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Start by marking “Goethe: The Poet and the Age, Volume 1: The Poetry of Desire, ” /5. Goethe: The Poet and the Age: Volume I: The Poetry of Desire () (Goethe - The Poet & the Age) by Nicholas Boyle () Paperback – January 1, out of 5 stars 7 ratings Book 1 of 2 in the Goethe: The Poet and the Age Series/5(7).

In this first volume of a biography of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Boyle (Cambridge Univ.) attempts to place the genius in his age, both as an enlightened observer of the politics, science, and art of his day, and as the superb poet who brought German literature into a national consciousness of its own place/5(7).

In this elegant and enjoyable first volume--the first of two projected books--Boyle captures the passions and poetry of the young Goethe, leading us up 5/5(1).

Goethe: The Poet and the Age is a sweeping two-volume biography of the German writer and statesman. Written by scholar Nicholas Boyle, the first volume, The Poetry of Desire, was published inand the second, Revolution and Renunciation, came along in ; Oxford University Press published both volumes.

This volume covers the most eventful years of Goethe's life: the period of the French Revolution and the German philosophical revolution. It was also a period dominated by two relationships: with the poet, philosopher, and dramatist, Schiller and with Christiana Vulpius, the mother of his son.

Massive ( pp.) and excellent first volume of a projected two-volume biography by Boyle (German/Cambridge) of the protean genius Goethe. Writing for a general audience as well as scholars, Boyle opens with a carefully constructed historical context to show the Goethe was an anomaly in the age named after him: an elitist during an age of democratic revolution; a.

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The book springs briefly to life when Goethe becomes "the Duke's field-poet" during a campaign against France in the Napoleonic wars, but more often Boyle forsakes biographical drama for explication. Toward the end of the volume, for instance, when Goethe is deathly ill, the narrative breaks off for 20 pages of analysis of his writings/5(6).

Buy Goethe: The Poet and the Age: Volume II: Revolution and Renunciation, Revolution and Renunciation, Vol 2 (Goethe - The Poet & the Age) First Edition by Boyle, Nicholas (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 7.

Buy a cheap copy of Goethe: The Poet and the Age: Volume I: book by Nicholas Boyle. In Nietzsche observed that Goethe had been "not just a good and great man, but an entire culture." The author of Faust, of exquisite lyric poetry, and of a Free shipping over $Cited by: Start by marking “Goethe: The Poet and the Age, Volume 2: Revolution and Renunciation, ” as Want to Read/5.

Nicholas Boyle, - How to Survive the Next World Crisis (Continuum Books, ) External links. Boyle's Profile at the University of Cambridge Department of German and Dutch 'More than just an old Romantic' Review of Goethe: The Poet and the Age Vol II by George Steiner, The Guardian,30 January Goethe: The Poet and the Age: Volume II: Revolution and Renunciation, Nicholas Boyle, Author Oxford University Press, USA $94 (p) ISBN Buy this book.

Italian Journey (in the German original: Italienische Reise [ˌitalˈi̯eːnɪʃə ˈʁaɪzə]) is Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's report on his travels to Italy from to that was published in The book is based on Goethe's diaries and is smoothed in style, lacks the spontaneity of his diary report and is augmented with the addition of afterthoughts and reminiscences.

Goethe: The Poet and the Age (2 Vols.), by Nicholas Boyle; Goethe's Concept of the Daemonic: After the Ancients, by Angus Nicholls; Goethe and Rousseau: Resonances of their Mind, by Carl Hammer, Jr.

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out of 5 stars Goethe The Poet And The Age Volume One Reviewed in the United States on Febru If a person enjoys a scholarly biography with a lot of esoteric detail, this is a biography for him.

However,If a person finds scholarly biographies tough going,he will be bored by this book/5. Goethe’s poetry in English. At the same time the range of Goethe’s writing available in English remains quite narrow, unless the reader is lucky enough to find the twelve volumes of Goethe’s Collected Works published jointly by Princeton University Press and Suhrkamp Verlag in the s.

The Princeton edition was an ambitious undertaking. Get this from a library. Goethe. Vol. 1, The poetry of desire (): the poet and the age. [Nicholas Boyle]. "Harzreise im Winter" was the last of Goethe's works in his Sturm und Drang period, marking the end of a series of long, free-verse poems hymns by the young poet that had begun with ‘Wandrers Sturmlied’, and it is less self-absorbed than his earlier writing.

It was first published in in the eighth volume of his works.Author of Goethe: The Poet and the Age. See Article History Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, (born AugFrankfurt am Main [Germany]—died MaWeimar, Saxe-Weimar), German poet, playwright, novelist, scientist, statesman, theatre director, critic, and amateur artist, considered the greatest German literary figure of the.The first volume of Goethe: The Poet and the Age, entitled The Poetry of Desire Cl ), was pubüshed Uito near universal acclaim.