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Fairy Tales, Short Stories, and Poems by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: Edited and translated by J. W. Thomas Hardcover – Mar 1 1998

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 137 pages
  • Publisher: Peter Lang International Academic Publishers (March 1 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0820437417
  • ISBN-13: 978-0820437415
  • Product Dimensions: 1.3 x 16.5 x 24.1 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 386 g
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,696,813 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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From the Publisher

Today, more than a century and a half after his death, Goethe remains Germany's most famous author, and some of his major works are still readily available in English. His short narratives, however, are almost unknown outside of Germany, chiefly because, with one exception, they are buried in longer works that have been largely forgotten by all but Goethe scholars. Since these fine tales deserve a kinder fate, the present collection aspires to introduce them, together with a representative selection of the author's poems, to an English-reading public.

About the Author

The Editor and Translator: J. W. Thomas is an Emeritus Professor of German at the University of Kentucky and has been a visiting professor at the universities of Hamburg and Tübingen. He is the author of numerous articles in scholarly publications and twenty-seven books. His most recent include The Life and Times of Wolfram of Eschenbach, Fables of Feudalism: Life in Old Styria, and translations of Priest Konrad's Song of Roland, Heinrich von dem Türlin's The Crown, and the Pleier's Arthurian romances.

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