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The sufferings of young Werther

Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Stanley Corngold
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2013.
Series: Norton critical edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This ... is a new annotated translation ... in which Corngold follows the German text closely, never knowingly using a word that was not current in English at the time the novel was written. "Backgrounds and Contexts" contains letters and diary entries written by Goethe and Johann Christian Kestner, the husband of Charlotte Buff, as well as lampoons by Friedrich Nicolai and William Makepeace Thackeray, and excerpts  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Material Type: Biography, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Stanley Corngold
ISBN: 9780393935561 0393935566
OCLC Number: 794624769
Description: xv, 238 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Norton critical edition.
Other Titles: Werther.
Responsibility: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ; a new translation, backgrounds and contexts, criticism ; translated and edited by Stanley Corngold.
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"Corngold's new translation is of the very highest quality, punctiliously faithful to Goethe's German and sensitive to gradations of style in this extraordinary, trail-blazing first novel." -J. M.  Read more...

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