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Werther

artistic young man whose ultra-romantic life is filled with hopeless passions. [Ger. Lit.: The Sorrows of Young Werther in Magill I, 915]
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See especially Ryder's 1952 introduction to the Sorrows of Young Werter.
Camera (color), Luca Coassin, Werter Germondari; editor, Valentina Girodo; music, Giuliano Taviani; production designer, Fiamma Benvignati; sound, Davide Gaudenzi, F.
L'avvento del sonoro nella societa dell'immagine lascia presagire, piu ancora che i tormenti del Giovane Werter e le visionarie considerazioni di Friedrich Nietzsche, una sorta di mutazione concettuale operante nell'Occidente di intensita maggiore di quella prevista dalla Riforma luterana.
Those unable or unwilling to tackle Sturm's classic style can find nine of his treatises here: Advice on What Organization to Give to the Gymnasium in Strasbourg (1538); The Correct Opening of Elementary Schools of Letters (1538); On the Lost Art of Speaking (1538); Liberally Educated Nobility, for the Werter Brothers (1549); On the Education of Princes (1551); Concerning the English Nobility, for Roger Ascham (1551); The Lauingen School (1565); Classical Letters (1565); and Academic Letters (1569).
In the movement between the two types of publication, we might also notice those sonnets in the first edition written as if they were taken from a novel and written by a fictional character, namely the ones "Supposed to be written by [Goethe's] Werter.
In the first edition, the Werter sonnets immediately follow "The Origin of Flattery" and align Smith with another flatterer of Petrarch, Goethe, whose popular German novel had appeared in English in 1779, mediated through a French translation, as The Sorrows of Werter.
About the same time that this first attempt at representing an adultress in an exemplary light was made by a German dramatist, which forms an aera in manners; a direct vindication of adultery was for the first time attempted by a woman, a professed admirer and imitator of the German suicide Werter.