Johann Wolfgang von Goethe A Concise Biography / [electronic resource (video)] :

by Hossick, Malcolm.. Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group..
Type: Visual Material
Series: Famous authors .
Famous authors .
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], c2006 .Description: 1 streaming video file (36 min.) : sd., col., digital file .General Note: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on July 19, 2011 ; Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware .Summary: This overview of the biography and writing of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe from the Famous Authors series depicts Goethe as an avid student of arts and literature but less passionate about his formal studies of law. Love affairs caught him passionately and often triggered heartbreak and literary productivity, particularly his first great success The Sorrows of Young Werther, which established him as a famous novelist and associated him with the Sturm und Drang circle. Besides being an important poet and novelist, Goethe was known for his scientific writings and his connection to the Duke of Weimar .Related Subjects: Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832 | Authors | Authorship | Enlightenment | Philosophy, Modern -- 18th century | Politics and government -- Philosophy | Social sciences -- Philosophy -- History -- 20th century | Educational films | Internet videos | Videorecording Online Resources: Contents: Birth of Goethe (2:04) -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's beginnings (4:08) -- Dr. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1:52) -- Literary Success for Goethe (3:02) -- Royal Poet (4:07) -- Inspiration for Goethe (3:13) -- Goethe's Companions (1:52) -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Passions (4:22) -- Goethe's Negative Feelings (2:17) -- Goethe's Mark (2:05) -- Credits: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: A Concise Biography (0:34) -- Overview of Goethe's Work (5:52)
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Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on July 19, 2011.

Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.

Birth of Goethe (2:04) -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's beginnings (4:08) -- Dr. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1:52) -- Literary Success for Goethe (3:02) -- Royal Poet (4:07) -- Inspiration for Goethe (3:13) -- Goethe's Companions (1:52) -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Passions (4:22) -- Goethe's Negative Feelings (2:17) -- Goethe's Mark (2:05) -- Credits: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: A Concise Biography (0:34) -- Overview of Goethe's Work (5:52)

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This overview of the biography and writing of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe from the Famous Authors series depicts Goethe as an avid student of arts and literature but less passionate about his formal studies of law. Love affairs caught him passionately and often triggered heartbreak and literary productivity, particularly his first great success The Sorrows of Young Werther, which established him as a famous novelist and associated him with the Sturm und Drang circle. Besides being an important poet and novelist, Goethe was known for his scientific writings and his connection to the Duke of Weimar.

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