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Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; R J Hollingdale
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2005.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Written in the form of the classic German 'Nouvelle', this darkly symbolic tale conveys the conflicting loyalties of Goethe's heart, as well as being an ironic portrait of the landed nobility. In his introduction, Hollingdale outlines the work's history and places it in the context of Goethe's life.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; R J Hollingdale
ISBN: 0140442421 9780140442427
OCLC Number: 123900723
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: Translation of Die Wahlverwandtschaften.
Description: 312 pages 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Wahlverwandtschaften.
Responsibility: translated with an introduction by R.J. Hollingdale.
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