Goethe Yearbook 12

Goethe Yearbook 12

Edited by Simon J. Richter


Camden House



Volume 12 is dedicated to founding editor Thomas P. Saine, and includes essays on Goethe's novels, plays, and poems, the Ilmpark, Bach, Ossian, Goethe reception, and Schiller.
The Goethe Yearbook, first published in 1982, is a publication of the Goethe Society of North America and is dedicated to North American Goethe scholarship. It aims above all to encourage and publish original English-language contributions to the understanding of Goethe and other authors of the Goethezeit, while also welcoming contributions from scholars around the world. The book review section seeks likewise to evaluate a wide selection of recent publications on the period, and is important for all scholars of 18th-century literature. Volume 12 honors founding editor Thomas P. Saine with contributions from prominent scholars such as Ehrhard Bahr, Benjamin Bennett, Dieter Borchmeyer, Jane Brown, Jill Kowalik, Ruth Kluger, Meredith Lee, John McCarthy, Jeff Sammons, Helmut Schneider, Hans Vaget, and more. The volume includes essays on Goethe's novels, plays, and poems, the Ilmpark, Bach, Ossian, Goethe reception, and Schiller.
Simon J. Richter is associate professor of German and Comparative Literature at the University of Pennsylvania. Book review editor Martha B. Helfer is associate professor of German at the University of Utah.


September 2004
333 pages
9x6 in
Goethe Yearbook
ISBN: 9781571132956
Format: Hardback
Library eBook
Camden House
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Table of Contents

Ossian-Rezeption von Michael Denis bis Goethe: Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte des Primitivismus in Deutschland - Dr Edward R Bahr
Werther, the Undead - Hans Rudolf Vaget
Who Is the Editor in Goethe's Die Leiden des jungen Werthers? - Christoph E Schweitzer
Substitution, Self-blame, and Self-deception in Goethe's Stella: Ein Schauspiel für Liebende - Ellis Dye
"Myth and Psychology": The Curing of Orest in Goethe's Iphigenie auf Tauris - Cyrus Hamlin
Poetic Intentions and Musical Production: "Die erste Walpurgisnacht" - Meredith Lee
Dichter, Herrscher, Natur: Die Entstehung des Ilmparks und das Bild des Parks in Goethes Dichtung - Helmut J. Schneider
Goethe, Rousseau, the Novel, and the Origins of Pyschoanalysis - Jane K. Brown
Trauma and Memory in the Wahlverwandtschaften - Jill Kowalik
Ein anderes Gretchen-Abenteuer: Das Ende der rhetorischen Poesiekonzention und das fünfte Buch von Goethes Dichtung und WahrheitDichtung und Wahrheit - Uwe-K. Ketelsen
Speech, Writing, and Identity in the West-Östlicher Divan - Benjamin K. Bennett
Die Pforte entriegeln: Goethe's "Urworte Orpheus" - Ruth Kluger
"La mich hören, la mich fühlen": Johann Sebastian Bach im Urteil Goethes - Dieter Borchmeyer
Schiller the Killer: Wilhelm Tell and the Decriminalization of Murder - Gail K. Hart
Schiller als Historiograph: Disciplining History - John A. McCarthy
"Heiliger Goethe, bitt' für mich": Friedrich Spielhagen and the Anxiety of Influence - Jeffery L. Sammons
Goethes kleiner Vetter: Erinnerung an den Frankfurter Abenteurer Johann Konrad Friedrich - Hans-Wolf Jaeger

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