"Faust" is a play written by German author Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. The play is in two parts, the first part having been published in 1808 and the second, posthumously in 1832. The play is based off of a classic German legend about a scholar who, although he is very successful, finds himself unsatisfied with […]
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a renowned German writer and statesman, known for his extensive body of work which includes poetry, four novels, more than 10,000 letters, and nearly 3,000 drawings. Goethe's contributions to German literature were significant and have continued to influence writers in the present day. He is considered one of the giants of German literature.
The Sorrows of Young Werther
"The Sorrows of Young Werther" is a novel from the German Sturm und Drang and one of the most popular novels in the world history. It's an epistolary novel composed out of letters divided into two parts. The letters are from Werther to his friend Wilhelm in whom he seeks support. Mostly the book contains […]