The Sorrows of Young Werther: The Definitive Translation

The Sorrows of Young Werther: The Definitive Translation

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My desire to understand this story has been, at times, unsettling and mysterious. It was a hastily written first novel by a young author and it has since been burdened by prestige. Upon publication, Goethe became an intellectual celebrity overnight, but he would distance himself from it when he got older, regretting the fame it had brought him. Since then, "The Sorrows of Young Werther" has been translated, imitated, pirated, parodied and retold in every art form, and its enduring influence on the literate community is impossible to comprehend. -John Zelazny (author of The Sorrows of Young Mike)

Product Details

BN ID: 2940162025511
Publisher: Papers Plain Publishing Incorporated
Publication date: 06/26/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 250,895
File size: 224 KB

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