Gespräche mit Goethe [Johann Peter Eckermann] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Ich durchblätterte mit Goethe einige Hefte Zeichnungen meines Freundes Johann Peter Eckerman: Gespräche mit Goethe in den letzten Jahren seines. Conversations Of Goethe has ratings and 23 reviews. Khush said: It is a delightful book. I cannot help giving this book full five stars (This feels w.

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Learn More in these related Britannica articles: He says that he did more than enough for his country by writing great poems, and that, furthermore, a great poet like himself is a citizen of the world so can bear no enmity toward other nations, especially a nation as cultured as France. Soon afterwards he went to Weimarwhere he supported himself as a private tutor.

All the nations review our work; they praise, censure, accept, and reject, imitate and misrepresent us, open or close their hearts to us.

It is an intimate experience that brings such a gesprchs figure as Goethe down to earth and allows you to picture him as if he were sitting and conversing in the same room as you. Conversations with GoetheConversations with Eckermann vols: For instance, it is interesting to note that Gesrpche was a huge admirer of Winkelmann, and very often in the book, he speaks very highly of Lord Byron.

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May 28, Robert Sheppard rated it it was amazing Shelves: I like every page of the book. That would not be a bad thing for any of us.

At Page 79, not quite twenty-five percent of the book, I asked myself if I was learning much about Goethe, and the answer was: For several years he also instructed the son of the grand duke.

I do want to add that from the introduction, Johann Peter Eckermann was a most admirable person and scholar. The first sign of Goethe’s greatness is his enormous capacity to love and attentively notice the works and people whom he perceives as excellent.

He simply took pleasure in his sense of “the divine” in nature and rejoiced in others’ ability to do so too. I wonder if anyone researched about his male friends such as the Duke of Weimar. Long-lived and established in society, Goethe’s memories stretch from the Seven Years War in the s to the July Monarchy in the s — leaving him with a moderate conservative sensibility.


The finest act the finest art is indeed hardly attributable to the person who did made it at all, but rather becomes an expression of something superhuman, which he calls “the daemonic spirit.

The sixth sign of Goethe’s greatness is his belief in what must be called, for lack of a more precise word, magic. Bob Dylan, American folksinger who moved from folk to rock music in the s, infusing the lyrics of….

He was the first to distinguish classical and romantic art: However, he always had great male friends. Now imagine that the vast and fertile expanse of those conversations have been meticulously recorded and condensed into a book and Conversations of Goethe is what you would have.

Born into a poor family, he did not receive the benefits of much formal education, and through hard work turned himself into an educated man and poet. The first two books spend so much time on Eckermann and Goethe agreeing that I’m surprised there’s no slash fiction out there. This article about a poet from Germany is a stub.

Goethe complains about how some contemporary writer is bad in this or that way, then Eckermann comes up with an example of how Goethe did that thing much better in one of his plays, and then both vehemently agree for a page or two. In addition, the style of this compilation is quite charming to read with its nineteenth-century expressions, which helps to bring the reader back to Goethe’s era, even the font-style is reproduced exactly as seen in the edition.

Johann Peter Eckermann

Conversations of Goethe with Eckermann and Soret. If you prefer to suggest your own revision of evkermann article, you can go to edit mode requires login.

It applies, as a term, to any argumentation about literature, whether or not specific works are analyzed. During the last ten years of his life, Johann Wolfgang von Goethegesprrche famous German author of “The Sorrows of Young Werther”, “Egmont” and “Faust” became mentor to a young man named Johann Peter Eckermann who had decided to make writing his career. Fuller Marchesa Ossoli 2nd ed.


Your contribution may be further edited by our staff, and its publication is subject to our final approval. Maar juist daarom is het boek zo goed. Paperbackpages. After waiting long months and having no response and his money coming to a final end he sold his possessions and abandoned his flat and set out on foot to seek a personal interview with the sage in Weimar, sending a letter in advance but receiving no appointment.

Conversations Of Goethe

The man incapable of appreciating her, she despises; and only to the apt, the pure, and the true, does she resign herself and reveal her secrets.

This book is a real time-capsule, a gem goethw Goethe devotees. Internet URLs are the best. Aug 12, Richard rated it it was amazing.

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According to Eckermann, contemporaries agreed the conversations were true-to-life representations of Goethe’s personality goehte manner of speech. Sep 19, Maggie Yamartino rated it it was ok.

Wellington, Gosthe, and the French Marshals vie with any of the heroes of antiquity. We have, again, the courage to stand with firm feet upon God’s earth, and to feel ourselves in our divinely-endowed human nature. Neither are we much edified by the history of Greece. I, however, preserved his great and good words in my heart. The seventh sign of Goethe’s greatness is that he could become hilariously surly when discussing his detractors, but he preferred, and usually attained, serenity.

Speaking to his young disciple in Januarythe seventy-seven-year-old Goethe first used his newly minted term “Weltliteratur,” which upon publication of the Conversations passed into common international currency: Sep 23, Ariadne Oliver rated it liked it Shelves: Biography, form of literature, commonly considered nonfictional, the subject of which is the life of an individual.