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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Johann Peter Eckermann – Wikipedia

For several years he also instructed the son of the grand duke. Goetthe thoughts about a wide range of issues, such as politic, art, wealth etc.

Jul 24, Patrick rated it really liked it. This page was last edited on 10 Januaryat Published August 22nd by Da Capo Press first published The book is as much about Goethe as it is about Eckermann. This eckermajn unpopular explanation for his pacifism is actually scoffed at in an editorial footnote in my edition of Conversations and might still be controversial today.

Internet URLs are the best. Aug 14, michael rated it it was amazing. Alsof het een soort ouderwetse rit per postkoets betreft, krijg je als lezer onderweg zowel intieme inkijkjes als grootse panorama’s voorgeschoteld. To Eckermann Goethe entrusted the publication of his Nachgelassene Schriften posthumous works By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Literary criticism, the reasoned consideration of literary works and issues.

And after sleeping on my decision, nothing changed. It’s a lot of Goethe It’s like reality TV from In he was given the title of grand-ducal councillor and appointed librarian to the grand-duchess.


It is a delightful book. After having known each other for three months, having spent most of that time apart and not communicating, Goethe asks Eckermann to stay in Weimar, not just If you are interested in the history and culture of Goethe’s timeas I am, this is well worth reading.

This is the book Nietzsche called the best book in the German language, the Conversations with Goethe of Eckermann, three books that Eckermann compiled from notes and diaries detailing their almost daily discussions during the last few years of Goethe’s life – For me, the first two books out of three are too direct, too fawning, Eckermann was clearly loving Goethe, and some of that feeling is reciprocated.

Eckerman records one episode: Metamorphosis of Plants Theory of Colours colour wheel. For a writer, this book contains things that no MFA program would hope wckermann dare to provide. Goethe was quite obsessive about his own color theory. Charles Dickens, English novelist, generally considered the greatest of the Victorian era.

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.

Sometimes, that worked out immensely in his favor, you can’t just write that many poems, plays, novels, and publish in several sciences without believing in what you’re doing.

Gespräche mit Goethe in den letzten Jahren seines Lebens

Eckermann includes much autobiographical material and clearly states that his “conversations” are not word-for-word transcriptions, but reconstructions based on memory. This did not prove to be gepsrche case, as though Goethe’s assistant, Johann Pet To begin, after 79 pages, I held a conference with myself and elected not to finish Conversations of Goethe.

Goefhe one year before his death, did Goethe draw up a contract that geothe Eckermann the editor of his completed works, with a small percentage of the royalties to come from their publication.


In he exkermann in Italy with Goethe’s son. Goethe was one of the most famous and greatest writers who ever lived and this incredible book is an insight into his life and thoughts at an old age, one where he was nonetheless fully aware and writing the second part of Faust.

Contact our editors with your feedback. As for Winkelmann, after living in Italy for several years when he travelled back to Germany, Goethe as a young man was on goethr nine and waited for him like a lover that is how Walter Pater wrote about Goethe and Winkelmann in his wonderful book ‘The Renaissance’. At the bottom of the article, feel free to list any sources that support your changes, so that we can fully understand their context.

All the nations review our work; they praise, censure, accept, and reject, imitate and misrepresent us, open or close their hearts to us. Here are Goethe’s thoughts on Byron, Carlyle, Delacroix, Hegel, Shakespeare, and Voltaire, as well as his views on art, architecture, astronomy, the Bible, Chinese literature, criticism, dreams, ethics, freedom, genius, imagination, immortality, love, mind over body, sculpture, and much, much more. Moreover, I was not enjoying the book, and the small font used by the publisher added to the struggle gooethe look forward to the next page.

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