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Enlightenment thought in the writings of Goethe : a contribution to the history of ideas

Author: Paul E Kerry
Publisher: Rochester, N.Y. : Camden House, 2001.
Series: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shows Goethe, the most famous of German writers, as a child of the Enlightenment.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul E Kerry
ISBN: 157113221X 9781571132215
OCLC Number: 46634302
Description: x, 243 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Citations of Editions of Goethe's Works, Letters, Diaries, and Conversations --
The Emergence of Enlightenment Concerns --
Adoption, Adaptation, and Assimilation in Iphigenie auf Tauris --
An Enlightenment Coign of Vantage: The Intersection of History, Literature, and Belief in Egmont --
Healing the Wounds of War: The Sankt-Rochus-Fest zu Bingen --
Goethe's Morgenblatt Essay on Die Geheimnisse --
Goethe's Weltfest --
The Foreign and the Familiar in the West-ostlicher Divan --
Besserem Verstandniss --
Religious Freedom in Wilhelm Meisters Wanderjahre --
Excursus: "In this sense ... we do not tolerate Jews among us" --
Eigenheiten and Weltverkehr.
Series Title: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture.
Responsibility: Paul E. Kerry.

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[A]n informative, well-researched, and useful book. By illuminating how Goethe's writings raise intellectual-cultural awareness, Kerry's study bears implications for recent studies of intercultural Read more...

 
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