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Author: Martin Swales
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Goethe: The Sorrows of Young Werther (Landmarks of World Literature) by Martin Swales



Landmarks of world literature) Bibliography. 1. Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832. a) Territories and nationhood. Goethe's novel The Sorrows of Young Werther, which first appeared in 1774 (to be followed by a second version in 1787), was an immediate success: not only was it a bestseller in Germany, in the space of a few years it captured the imagination of European readers as well. One of the aims of this study is to explain why and how Werther had this colossal impact. The international success it achieved becomes all the more remarkable when we remember that it emerged from a country that was different in kind from the other European nations

The tradition of the German novel, before the emergence of its 'classic' writers in the first half of the twentieth century (Thomas Mann, Kafka, Hesse, Musil), does not have an assured place in the canon of European literature. Not that it has wanted for spirited advocates; but, despite all efforts, it has remained firmly on the periphery. The one signal exception is Goethe's novel Die Leiden des jungen Werthers usually rendered as 'The Sorrows of Young Werther'. Werther was an extraordinary and immediate bestseller both in Germany and abroad. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them.

Author: Martin Swales. Goethe: The Sorrows of Young Werther (Landmarks of World Literature). The Sorrows of Young Werther. Sterne: Tristram Shandy (Landmarks of World Literature). Mann: Buddenbrooks (Landmarks of World Literature). Joyce: Ulysses (Landmarks of World Literature (New)). Scott: Waverley (Landmarks of World Literature). Virgil: The Aeneid (Landmarks of World Literature) The Bible (Landmarks of World Literature).

Series: Landmarks of World Literature. Recommend to librarian. Goethe: The Sorrows of Young Werther. Online ISBN: 9780511554032. The tradition of the German novel, before the emergence of its 'classic' writers in the first half of the twentieth century (Thomas Mann, Kafka, Hesse, Musil), does not have an assured place in the canon of European literature.

Ten years later I published my first novel, The Sorrows of Young Mike, which is a parody of this great tale. I can only be grateful to Goethe and encourage everyone to read The Sorrows of Young Werther. Also, if you like it enough or even if you hate it - you should check out my parody.

The Sorrows of Young Werther. One of the towering figures of world literature, Goethe has never held quite as prominent a place in the English-speaking world as he deserves. This collection of his four major works, together with. Spells of Enchantment: The Wondrous Fairy Tales of Western Culture.

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Werther's endless sorrows starts on knowing Lotte is already engaged with Albert who is 11 years elder than her. Though he has deep concern for Lotte as her fiancee is not a right match for her. He returns to his native for a while and comes back only to know Lotte i. Listen to streaming audio of The Sorrows of Young Werther audiobook and download all Johann Wolfgang von Goethe audiobooks in MP3,and M4B formats for free from our library. This is a public domain audiobook narrated by Librivox volunteers around the world. Synopsis Related Listen Download. The Sorrows of Young Werther is a l novel by German author Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. The protagonist Werther falls in love with beautiful Lotte for her motherly care to her siblings since their father's death.

The tradition of the German novel, before the emergence of its 'classic' writers in the first half of the twentieth century (Thomas Mann, Kafka, Hesse, Musil), does not have an assured place in the canon of European literature. Not that it has wanted for spirited advocates; but, despite all efforts, it has remained firmly on the periphery. The one signal exception is Goethe's novel Die Leiden des jungen Werthers usually rendered as 'The Sorrows of Young Werther'. Werther was an extraordinary and immediate bestseller both in Germany and abroad.