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Special Lecture On Goethe’s Visit To Naples, 1787

September 24, 2010 David Hurley 0

Title: Special Lecture On Goethe’s Visit To Naples, 1987 Location: Gion Community Centre Link out: Click here Introduction In 1786, the great German writer Johann von Goethe, already rich and famous as the author of The Sorrows of Young Werther (Die Leiden des jungen Werthers), the 37-year-old Goethe set off [Read more…]

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Goethe’s Italian Journey

September 17, 2010 David Hurley 0

I have been travelling through Italy in the company of Goethe this summer, by which I mean, of course, that I have been reading his “Italian Journey” and tracing his progress across Austria, through the Brenner, down to Lake Garda and then eastwards to Verona and Venice before turning south. [Read more…]