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Conclusion: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Jeffrey Morrison

in Winckelmann and the Notion of Aesthetic Education

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159124
eISBN:
9780191673504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159124.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

While many accepted Winckelmann's theories of art production and many of his characteristic critical epithets, Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe remained obsessed with visual arts, which is central to ... More


Werther’s Death: Goethe

Jennifer Radden

in The Nature of Melancholy: From Aristotle to Kristeva

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151657
eISBN:
9780199849253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151657.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter presents an excerpt from Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe's novel about melancholy. Goethe was born in Frankfurt, Germany, in 1749 and died in 1832. He was one of the greatest geniuses of ... More


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