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The Sorrows of Young Werther and Selected Writings free pdf Goethe's immortal tale of unrequited love, collected with essays on its influence, selections from the author's memoirs, and other stories. Includes an Introduction by Marcelle Clements and a new Afterword. Revised reissue.

About Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

In 1771, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 1832) went to Strasbourg to study law. There, he had a love affair that later inspired the idyllic "Dichtung und Wahrheit" (1814). He then practiced law in Frankfurt, where he composed "The Sorrows of Young Werther" (1774). Goethe accepted an invitation from the Duke of Weimar in 1775 to join his court and for a decade held various official positions there. He spent 1787 in Italy, where he wrote "Iphigenie auf Tauris" and worked on the first part of "Faust" (1808). In 1791, Goethe was appointed director of the ducal theater, a position he held for twenty-two years. In 1806, Goethe married Christiane Vulpius, the mother of his four children. In the last year of his life, Goethe completed the second part of his masterpiece, "Faust."""Marcelle Clements is a novelist and journalist who has contributed articles on culture, the arts, and politics to many national publications. She is the author of two books of notification, "The Dog Is Us "and "The Improvised Woman, "and the novels "Rock Me "and "Midsummer. ""

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Author : Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Publisher : Signet Classics
Data Published : 01 March 2013
ISBN : 0451418557
EAN : 9780451418555
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 252 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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