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Published: 01 April 2016

144 Pages | 8 black and white halftones

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199689255

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Goethe: A Very Short Introduction

Ritchie Robertson

Very Short Introductions

  • Covers the life of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832), and all his major works
  • Discusses the (often controversial) research which has changed the image of Goethe in the last few decades.
  • Places Goethe in his historical context (the Holy Roman Empire; the Napoleonic Wars), and considers how this aids our understanding of his works
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide