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Published by Regnery in Chicago .
Written in English


  • Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, -- 1749-1832.,
  • Human beings in literature.,
  • Society in literature.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [319]-349) and index.

Statementby Arnold Bergstraesser.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 361p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages361
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18610225M

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The Beautiful Lily is ‘Maria’ who has attained much in spiritual development and helps a man called Johannes to also develop further. In him we have Goethe’s young Prince. The Old Man has become Felix Balde, a nature-mystic echoing the qualities of Jacob Boehme (a German mystic of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s father, Johann Caspar Goethe (–82), was a man of leisure who lived on an inherited fortune. Johann’s mother, Catharina Elisabeth Textor (–), was a daughter of Frankfurt’s most senior official. Goethe was the eldest of seven children, though only one other survived into adulthood, his sister You are special tells the story of Eli, the woodcarver, and the society of wooden people he creates called, Wemmicks. Wemmicks spend their days placing stickers on one another as a way of expressing their feelings: those who were appreciated received yellow "stars", those who were not would get gray "dots". When Goethe's first novel, Die Leiden des jungen Werther (The Sorrows of Young Werther) appeared in , it caused a sensation that is hard to exaggerate. "Werther fever" gripped not just Germany, but Europe and North :// /