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|Named Person:||Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Minna Steele Smith; Karl Breul; John Oxenford; A J W Morrison
|Notes:||Listed in Bohn's catalogues as vol. I-II of Goethe's works, translated by various hands.
The present translation is based on the well-known version by John Oxenford and the Rev. A.J.W. Morrison, which was originally published in 1849. The editions of Dichtung und wahrheit which have been mainly used in making the revision are Heinemann's edition of Goethe's Werke, v. 13 and 14, and Cotta's Jubiläums ausgabe, with notes by Richard M. Meyer. For details as to Oxenford's translation, cf. note under entry of the Autobiography, 1848.
The earlier editions (Oxenford's version) are published under the title: The autobiography of Goethe. Truth and poetry from my own life.
|Description:||2 volumes illustrations 19 cm.|
|Contents:||Vol 1 & 2 A revised translation by Minna Steele Smith.|
|Series Title:||Bohn's standard library|
|Other Titles:||Truth and poetry from my own life|
|Responsibility:||by J.W. von Goethe; a revised translation by Minna Steele Smith, and with an introduction and bibliography, by Karl Breul.|