Gespräche mit Goethe [Johann Peter Eckermann] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Ich durchblätterte mit Goethe einige Hefte Zeichnungen meines Freundes Johann Peter Eckerman: Gespräche mit Goethe in den letzten Jahren seines. Conversations Of Goethe has ratings and 23 reviews. Khush said: It is a delightful book. I cannot help giving this book full five stars (This feels w.
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Goethe is sharp in rebuking anyone who suggests goethd he is, or that anyone but “a thoroughly crazy and defective artist” could be, free from influences, i. Learn More in these related Britannica eckermanh Moreover, I was not enjoying the book, and the small font used by the publisher added to the struggle to look forward to the next page.
The extent and variety of topics is astonishing and a good grasp of art, poetry, literature, geology, natural science, astronomy, the Bible, dreams, ethics, botany, opera, freedom, immortality, government, love, war, mind over body, architecture, writers, philosophy, and many more subjects will go gesprvhe long way in helping to appreciate the insight and wisdom contained in this book. View all eckedmann comments. Discover some of the most interesting and trending topics of Goethe was one of the most famous and greatest writers who ever lived and this incredible book is an insight into his life and thoughts at an old age, one where he was nonetheless fully aware and writing the second part of Faust.
These are indeed delightful moments. Friedrich Nietzsche called it “the best German book there is [ dem besten deutschen Buche, das es gibt ].
Neither are our gesprcue men inferior to theirs. Aug 14, Chris rated it really liked it Shelves: Aug 12, Richard rated it it was amazing. After serving as a volunteer in the War of Liberation —he obtained a secretarial appointment under the war department at Hanover. Born into a poor family, he did not receive the benefits of much formal education, and through hard work turned himself into an educated man and poet.
I wonder if anyone researched about his male friends such as the Duke of Weimar.
Conversations Of Goethe
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And the antique is classic, not because it is old, but because it is strong, fresh, joyous, and healthy. World Literature Forum also recommends the Conversations from its special perspective, as one of the most seminal and influential works in our canon introducing and delineating the very concept of World Literature, or “Weltliteratur,” as Goethe termed it. This book is a real time-capsule, a gem for Goethe devotees. Also despite Eckermann’s effort to portray Goethe in the most flattering light possible, Goethe comes across as quite conceited and full of himself at times.
Refresh and try again. Upon arrival he gained entry to Goethe’s home and was told to wait in the common room. Naarmate de rit vordert, en de gesprekspartners meer op elkaar ingespeeld raken, bekruipt je het gevoel dat er ergens tussen de regels door een grote waarheid doorgegeven wordt; dat de gesprekken een bepaald einddoel hebben, maar je slaagt er nooit in er precies de vinger op te leggen.
Conversations Of Goethe by Johann Peter Eckermann
This will be as clear as a vast and cloudless sky to anyone who reads the conversations that he had with, and that were diligently recorded by, his protege and friend, Johann Eckermann. Both are sometimes chided for looking on their respective great men with the idolizing eyes of comparative youth, rather than the more seasoned eyes of a true contemporary of similar age and equal experience.
In he was given the title of grand-ducal councillor and appointed librarian to the grand-duchess. Francis rated it it was amazing Jun 12, Worth reading, but certainly not a top book. Eckermann’s Conversations allows Goethe to engage the reader in a voice as distinct and authentic as it is entrancing, along with the not inconsiderable insights, observations and reflections of the biographer himself.
This was a great book to read towards the end of the Powys project.