The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang Von GoetheThe Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

The Sorrows of Young Werther

byJohann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Paperback | October 29, 2002

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Tragic masterpiece explores mind of an artist in alternately joyful and despairing letters recounting an unhappy romance. Goethe addresses issues of love, death, and redemption in an influential portrayal of a character who struggles to reconcile his artistic sensibilities with the demands of the objective world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1749-1832 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was born in Frankfurt am Main. He was greatly influenced by his mother, who encouraged his literary aspirations. After troubles at school, he was taught at home and gained an exceptionally wide education. At the age of 16, Goethe began to study law at Leipzig University f...
Title:The Sorrows of Young WertherFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 8.25 × 5.19 × 0.68 inPublished:October 29, 2002Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0486424553

ISBN - 13:9780486424552

Appropriate for ages: 14

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from the sorrows of youk werther The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe is an excellent little book. The style was a little shocking at first, his use of letters as the main method to tell the storty is brilliant. ( i dont want to give the plot away) but the subject matter is a tadd dark.
Date published: 2008-01-20