Published in English The Sorrows of Young Werther (: Die Leiden des jungen Werthers) is an, loosely by, first published in Den unge Werthers lidanden Foto: Daniel Andersson. Den unge Werthers lidande, Faust. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Den unge Werthers. Title, Den unge Werthers lidande: Till svenska av Allan Bergstrand. Author, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Published, Export Citation, BiBTeX EndNote.
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The work is non-artistic journalistic, etc. Goethe, you son of a bitch. George Eliot called him “Germany’s greatest man of letters The Sorrows of Young Werther. Alvarez, The Savage God: It’s as if Candide had ended up becoming rich, wealthy, and healthy, reversing the entire philosophical point of Voltaire’s masterful satire.
To view it, click here. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Werther then shoots himself in the head, but does not die until twelve hours later. To me this was an example of the dark-side of romanticism. It does not accurate reflect reality, either in its plot or the psychology of its characters.
The book ends with an intimation that Charlotte may die of a broken heart. This might not be for everyone but I liked it. Charlotte receives the request with great emotion and sends the pistols. O my friend — but it is too much for my strength — I sink under the weight of the splendor of these visions! The connection to nature that he feels I found to be eloquently expressed here: And by all means, I easily cry at a sad and tragic, well written, novel.
But what befalls him later is something inexorable! She even told him when they first met she was engaged to another man. While admittedly the book does feature a number of passages that successfully describe the beauty and sublimity of nature, The Sorrows of Young Werther fails in all other respects.
I thought this was a very boring and depressing read. But in my honest opinion – having this read for my German class, so in its origin language – this book is a way of Goethe to process his own experiences, feelings into something greater without actually telling the reader that he is in some way writing about himself, about the tragic love story of his life.
A gasp of relief as well as last haven when life is too stressful – I can relate to this a lot. See all 6 questions about Den unge Werthers lidanden…. This book is written as letters from the main character to a friend and deals with the protagonist’s tragic love-life. In fact, I know that the book heavily impacted a lot of them – even to a point of copycat suicides.
Goethe’s other well-known literary works include his numerous poems, the Bildungsroman Wilhelm Meister’s Apprenticeship and the epistolary novel The Sorrows of Young Werther.
Werther this is no fault but your own. Goethe’s magnum opus, lauded as one of the peaks of world literature, is the two-part drama Lidahde. That’s a bit drastic, don’t you think?
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As he commented to his secretary in’It must be bad, if not everybody was to have a time in his life, when he felt as though Werther had been written exclusively for him.
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Wertherd beautiful writing of the highest order even in translation and a perfect example of how obsession can ultimately lead to personal emptiness. As emotion leave Werther, rationalism begins to set in: I mean at first I felt bad, then I just wanted to put a foot in his ass! However, it’s a perfect psychological portrait!
However to be honest I had great wefthers identifying with Werther’s problem. Open Preview See a Problem? This is not to say that I am a Romantic about such matters – I don’t believe that avoidable suffering and loss should be endured where treatment exists it should be sought. There he meets Charlotte, a beautiful young girl who takes care of her siblings after the death of their mother.
I give Goethe a pass, he was Goethe after all.
Interesting narrative interventions from the author do attempt to communicate a self-awareness wetthers a need to “Get a hold of yourself” in this situation, postmodern long before it was cool. I finished the book yesterday, and, frankly, I’ve enjoyed the book tremendously. His influence on German philosophy is virtually immeasurable, having major impact werthere on the generation of Hegel and Schelling, although Goethe himself expressly and decidedly refrained from practicing philosophy in the rarefied sense.
My feelings toward him went back and forth between sympathy and frustration.
We discussed it at school before we started reading ‘Faust’, an all-time favorite of mine. Die Leiden des jungen Werthers is a loosely, by, first published in Couldn’t you realize your hero was a dumb jackass? Upon entering Weimar, Werther is confronted with classist society.