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Goethe

Johann Wolfgang von . 1749--1832, German poet, novelist, and dramatist, who settled in Weimar in 1775. His early works of the Sturm und Drang period include the play G?tz von Berlichingen (1773) and the novel The Sorrows of Young Werther (1774). After a journey to Italy (1786--88) his writings, such as the epic play Iphigenie auf Tauris (1787) and the epic idyll Hermann und Dorothea (1797), showed the influence of classicism. Other works include the Wilhelm Meister novels (1796--1829) and his greatest masterpiece Faust (1808; 1832)
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La valoracion de la ciencia de Goethe, su veracidad, son determinados por Sacristan unicamente con el estudio de la historia de la refutacion de la Optica de Newton, mientras que Sanchez Meca intenta abarcar lo mismo la recepcion compleja de las investigaciones de Goethe, que el examen de algunos momentos de su produccion.
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Deviating significantly from historical fact, the film has dashing young Goethe (Alexander Fehling) failing his bar exams in 1772, which leads his stern, poetry-hating father (Henry Huebchen) to send him to the sleepy town of Wetzlar, where he's made a clerk at a county court.
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And that is what this book needs, for at least two reasons: firstly because modern scholarship has long been accustomed to viewing questions of appropriation and influence through a sharply focused theoretical lens (Bohm's bibliography does not mention Erich Auerbach, let alone Harold Bloom), and secondly because a study of Faust and epic can only really secure critical purchase if it says something about Goethe in that context.
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