Goethe's Poems

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Goethe's Poems

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Length: 189 pages1 hour

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Why read Goethe s poetry today? Ours is an age which prizes both individual self-development and cultural diversity. Goethe (1749-1832) was the first major poet to show how these two values could be combined. Goethe, who coined the term world literature, explored a wide variety of subject matter, from love and creativity, to nature and religion. For Goethe life is a process with no final answers: All meaning is only asking. This selection of Goethe s poetry aims to represent its formal and thematic variety in readable verse translations.
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