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Maxims and reflections

Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Elisabeth Stopp; Peter Hutchinson
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 1998.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The passing thoughts Goethe jotted down during his long, varied, and hectic life -- thankfully preserved on theater programs, visiting cards, draft manuscripts, and bills -- show him to be the last true "Renaissance man" of Europe. Although employed as a privy councillor at the Duke of Weimar's court, he also painted; directed plays; carried out research in the classics, anatomy, botany, and optics; and still found  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
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Named Person: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Elisabeth Stopp; Peter Hutchinson
ISBN: 0140447202 9780140447200
OCLC Number: 41065639
Description: xx, 187 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Maximen und Reflexionen.
Responsibility: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ; translated by Elisabeth Stopp ; edited with an introduction and notes by Peter Hutchinson.
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Reveals some of the author's deepest thought on art, ethics, literature and natural science, and his reactions to books, chance encounters or his administrative work.  Read more...

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