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Erotic Poems

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Description for Erotic Poems Paperback. Translator(s): Luke, David. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 194 x 133 x 11. Weight in Grams: 160.
`a world without love would be no world' Elegy II This bilingual edition of Goethe's erotic poems contains the Roman Elegies (1789), The Diary (1810), and a selection from the Venetian Epigrams of 1790. Editorial censorship has long obscured the true form and content of the Elegies, which were inspired by Goethe's sexual liberation in Italy and his love for the woman he took as his unofficial wife on his return to Germany.They are here presented as Goethe boldly conceived them together with the long-surpressed narrative poem known ... Read more

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About Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
David Luke was a Student (Fellow) and Tutor in German at Christ Church, Oxford, until 1988. He translated and edited the prize-winning World's Classics editions of Faust Part One and Part Two. Hans Rudolf Vaget is Helen and Laura Shedd Professor of German Studies and Comparative Literature at Smith College (Northampton, Mass.). He has published extensively on Goethe, Wagner and ... Read more

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welcome the new additions to the finest and widest-ranging library of great writing (at accessible prices too), OUP's World's Classics series ... Goethe's Erotic Poems ... this is the first readily available version of the uncensored Elegies
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