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The romantic subject in autobiography : Rousseau and Goethe

Author: Eugene L Stelzig
Publisher: Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Arguing that Rousseau and Goethe are the foremost practitioners of Romantic autobiography, Eugene L. Stelzig offers the first comparative study of these foundational figures. Although the term Romantic autobiography has been in use for some years, there has been no developed critical or generic discussion of it, nor of Rousseau's, Goethe's, and Wordsworth's writings as the leading examples of the genre. Stelzig  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Johann Wolfgang{von Goethe; Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eugene L Stelzig
ISBN: 0813919754 9780813919751
OCLC Number: 43708677
Description: x, 279 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1 Rousseau and Autobiography 25 --
2 Dangerous Supplements: A Reading of Part 1 of The Confessions 48 --
3 Autobiography as Resurrection: The Dialogues 113 --
4 Goethe and Autobiography 126 --
5 Family Relationships in Poetry and Truth 173 --
6 Romantic Love in Poetry and Truth 209.
Responsibility: Eugene L. Stelzig.

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