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Book annotation not available for this title.Title: The Sorrows of Young WertherAuthor: Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von/ Mayer, Elizabeth/ Bogan, Louise/ Auden, W. H.Publisher: Random House IncPublication Date: 1990/06/01Number of Pages: 201Binding Type: PAPERBACKLibrary of Congress: BL 98002705

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Goethe's Faust is a classic of European literature. Based on the fable of the man who traded his soul for superhuman powers and knowledge, it became the life's work of Germany's greatest poet. Beginning with an intriguing wager between God and Satan, it charts the life of a deeply flawed individual, his struggle …

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Elective Affinities, also translated under the title Kindred by Choice, is the third novel by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, published in 1809. The title is taken from a scientific term once used to describe the tendency of chemical species to combine with certain substances or species in preference to others. The novel …

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The best translation of Faust available, this volume provides the original German text and its English counterpart on facing pages. Walter Kaufmann's translation conveys the poetic beauty and rhythm as well as the complex depth of Goethe's language. Includes Part One and selections from Part Two.

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Creased spine and page edges tanned some foxing, owner's inscription. Shipped from the U.K. All orders received before 3pm sent that weekday.

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The Sorrows of Young Werther is an epistolary and loosely autobiographical novel by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, first published in 1774; a revised edition of the novel was published in 1787. Werther was an important novel of the Sturm und Drang period in German literature, and influenced the later Romantic literary …