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Published: 01 November 2011

328 Pages | Frontispiece and 16 pp plates

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199604807

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Mignon's Afterlives

Crossing Cultures from Goethe to the Twenty-First Century

Terence Cave

  • Takes the reader on a guided tour of German, French, and English literature and music of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries from the perspective of Mignon, one of the most beguiling and mysterious figures of modern literature
  • Comprehensive coverage of the Mignon corpus, including novels, stories, poems, plays, songs, operas, films and images, from canonical works to popular representations
  • Attractive illustrations provide a fascinating overview of the way Mignon has been imagined
  • Elegantly written