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Goethe"s Elective affinities

an interpretation

by John Winkelman

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Published by P. Lang in New York .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [149]-158.

    StatementJohn Winkelman.
    SeriesAmerican university studies. Series I, Germanic languages and literature ;, vol. 61, American university studies., vol. 61.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT1971.W4 W56 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination158 p. ;
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2391958M
    ISBN 100820405299
    LC Control Number87021397

    quotes from Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: 'One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words.', 'If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be.', . The first book-length examination in English of the critical reception of Goethe's daring novel The Elective Affinities. Literary Criticism by Susan .

    Elective Affinities, also translated under the title Kindred by Choice, is the third novel by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, published in The title is taken from a scientific term once used to describe the tendency of chemical species to combine with certain substances or species in preference to others. Narrative () Walter Benjamin's essay on Goethe's Die Wahlverwandtschaften [The Elective Affinities] is widely acknowledged as "standard-setting" in the reception history Author: Nina K Leacock.

    Elective Affinities was written when Goethe was sixty and long established as Germany's literary giant. This is a new edition of his penetrating study of marriage and passion, bringing together four people in an inexorable manner.   Lucidly written, Goethe's Families of the Heart is thrilling to read for its discovery of the ever-shifting affinities and relationships in Die Wahlverwandtschaften, Stella, Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre, and Wilhelm Meisters Wanderjahre. According to Gustafson, Goethe consistently challenges bourgeois family norms of constancy and biological.


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