Italian Journey: 1786-1788 by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Italian Journey: 1786-1788

byJohann Wolfgang von GoetheTranslated byW. H. Auden, Elizabeth Mayer

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Goethe's account of his passage through Italy from 1786 to 1788 is a great travel chronicle as well as a candid self-portrait of a genius in the grip of spiritual crisis.

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was born in Frankfurt-on-Main in 1749. He studied at Leipzig, where he showed interest in the occult, and at Strassburg, where Herder introduced him to Shakespeare’s works and to folk poetry. He produced some essays and lyrical verse, and at twenty-two wrote Götz von Berlichingen, a play which brought him nat...
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Title:Italian Journey: 1786-1788Format:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 7.82 × 5.14 × 0.91 inPublished:December 1, 1992Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140442332

ISBN - 13:9780140442335

Appropriate for ages: 18 - 18

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Table of Contents

Italian Journey - Goethe Translated by W. H. Auden and Elizabeth Mayer

Introduction by W. H. Auden and Elizabeth Mayer
Part One
From Carlsbad to the Brenner, September 1786
From the Brenner to Verona, September 1786
From Verona to Venice, September 1786
Venice, October 1786
From Ferrara to Rome, October 1786
Rome, First Roman Visit, October 1786-February 1787
Part Two
Naples, February-March 1787
Sicily, March-May 1787
Naples, May-June 1787
Part Three
Rome, Second Roman Visit, June 1787-April 1788
June 1787
July 1787
August 1787
September 1787
October 1787
November 1787
December 1787
January 1788
February 1788
March 1788
Index