Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (Author)
DescriptionThat we already possess some poetical transla tions which rank as master-works is universally recognized, and I cannot but think that, instead of inveighing against metrical translation as a mistake, it would be advisable to encourage the hope that eventually every great work of genius, of every age and every clime, may be made ac cessible to the English reader in a translation which shall approximate to the original, as nearly as possible, in form as well as in spirit.
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September 09, 2017
6.0 X 0.56 X 9.0 inches | 0.79 pounds
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About the Author
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832) was a German writer and statesman. His body of work includes epic and lyric poetry written in a variety of meters and styles; prose and verse dramas; memoirs; an autobiography; literary and aesthetic criticism; treatises on botany, anatomy and color; and four novels. In addition, numerous literary and scientific fragments, more than 10,000 letters and nearly 3,000 drawings by him exist.