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Goethe and world literature

Fritz Strich

Goethe and world literature

by Fritz Strich

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Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, -- 1749-1832.

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    Statementtranslated by C.A.M. Sym.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13850301M

    A classic of world literature, Goethe's Faust is a philosophical and poetic drama full of satire, irony, humor, and tragedy. Martin Greenberg re-creates not only the text's varied meter and rhyme but also its diverse tones and styles_dramatic and lyr. In this book T. J. Reed shows that in every phase of his life Goethe's most remarkable characteristic was an essentially youthful creativity, an optimism that still presents a powerful challenge to the pessimistic assumptions of modern culture. This book is intended for students of German literature, cultural studies, and comparative literature.

    The birth of world literature via this afternoon's Masterpieces of Literature class: "In his book Conversations with Goethe, Eckermann tells of a conversation he had with Goethe on Janu Goethe mentioned that he had read a Chinese novel and .   World literature needs to be studied on location, Goethe is telling us, and this is what we are doing here, in Istanbul, the city that keeps haunting world literature to this day. If traveling to Sicily is the best commentary on Homer, then traveling to Istanbul is the best commentary on world literature.

    Texts/authors considered in the course: Section 1:Goethe and the Birth of World Literature Section 2: The Epic of Gilgamesh Section 3: Homer, The Odyssey Section 4: The Nights Section 5: Murasaki Shikibu, The Tale of Genji Section 6: The Lusiads Section . The second aspect of Goethe's foreword to Carlyle's The Life of Schiller that I want to highlight, i.e. the novelty it assigns to world literature, illustrates why this may be the case.


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However, Goethe scholarship grew and changed, undergoing an important phase in the post-World War II years in which Germans grappled with questions of identity and national culture.

Though more recent literary movements have tried to distance themselves from the German classical literature born in Weimar, Goethe scholarship has continued. Goethe's Three Methods Of Translation Words | 8 Pages.

In his formulation of his translation theory and the concept of weltliteratur in the 19th Century, Goethe comes up with three methods of translation: simple prose translation which is rarely taken into account in studies of world literature simply because of its functional nature that emphasizes direct language translation over content.

Label Goethe and world literature Title Goethe and world literature Creator. Strich, Fritx, Subject. Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, -- Influence.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German poet, playwright, novelist, scientist, statesman, and critic who was considered the greatest German literary figure of the modern era.

He is especially known for the drama Faust, considered by some to be Germany’s most significant contribution to world literature.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (), German poet, playwright, novelist, and natural philosopher is best known for his two-part poetic drama Faust, () which he started around the age of twenty three and didn't finish till shortly before his death sixty years later.

He is considered one of the greatest contributors of the German Romantic period. The term “world literature” was first used by the German writer and statesman Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, referring to the dissemination of literature from and to countries across the globe.

Goethe famously stated in letters to Johann Eckermann in“National literature is now a rather unmeaning term; the epoch of world literature is.

Goethe’s articulation of world literature in the late s and early s with its initial reception in the late s, which, given the upsurge in nationalism at that time, was frequently negative. numerous national and local literatures there arises a world literature.” For Marx and Engels, as for Goethe, world literature is the quintessential litera-ture of modern times.

The dramatic acceleration of globalization since their era,however, has greatly complicated the idea of a world literature. Goethe’s fame notwithstanding, he is strangely neglected in the English-speaking world.

English readers are notoriously indifferent to the poets of other cultures, and Goethe’s poems. Goethe and Weltliteratur 2 and Literature. John Gearey. Goethe's Collected Works, Vol. New York: Suhrkamp, ). 4 ( Jan. 27) In a letter to his friend Adolph Friedrich Carl Streckfuss, Goethe writes: "I am convinced that a world literature is in process of formation, that the nations are in.

Goethe's pronouncement on world literature in conversation with his secretary Johann Peter Eckermann at the end of January is the most widely quoted remark on the subject: “National literature has not much meaning nowadays: the epoch of world literature is at hand, and each must work to hasten its coming” (“Nationalliteratur will.

26 books based on 4 votes: The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Faust, First Part by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Faust, Part Two b. Goethe and World Literature Just a few final observations on Fran çoise Waquet's marvelous book on Latin.

As she writes, in part 1, which I discussed in my last post: "The whole cultural history of the Western world from the Renaissance to the mid-twentieth century can be inscribed under the sign of Latin.". Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion.

Librivox Free Audiobook. YouTube Power Hour Podcast: YouTube, Full text of "Goethe And World Literature". Professor Martin Puchner explores how the concept of World Literature came into being, describing the conversations of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

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National literature is now a rather unmeaning term; the epoch of world literature is at hand, and everyone must strive to hasten its approach.” Speaking to his young disciple Johann Peter Eckermann in Januarythe seventy-seven-year-old Goethe used his newly minted term Weltliteratur, which passed into common currency after Eckermann.

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Essays and criticism on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, including the works Faust, The Sorrows of Young Werther, “The Erlking”, “Wanderer’s Night Song” - Magill's Survey of World Literature. The instigator of the concept, if not of the term, Goethe himself, has been accused of Eurocentrism because of three passages that seem to specifically conflate world literature and European literature.

Strich defends Goethe against these charges by arguing that the latter was speaking on behalf of all, and not just European, humanity.World literature is now a commonplace in English, although what exactly it is remains a matter of debate, allowing for such titles as David Damrosch’s book in What Is World Literature?

But what Goethe means by world literature or what “we” mean by world literature today is not entirely my concern here—at least not yet—and this.

: Goethe and the English-Speaking World: A Cambridge Symposium for His th Anniversary (Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture) (): Boyle, Nicholas, Guthrie, John: Books.