Appearing almost thirty years before Goethe’s Wilhelm Meister, Wieland’s Geschichte des Agathon; The Story of Agathon () is the first German. Geschichte des Agathon has 22 ratings and 1 review. Manybooks said: Christoph Martin Wieland’s Agathon (the story itself is set in a fictionalised ancien. The first and third versions of Wieland’s Die Geschichte des Agathon differ from each other in various ways. One observes differences in style, wording, chapter.
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Wieland – German Literature
L marked it as to-read Jun 24, Kristin rated it liked it Feb 10, Marcel rated it really liked it Aug 29, Books by Christoph Martin Wieland. Agathon is the story of the sexual and moral education of a young man with Pietistic inclinations.
Machteld Claes marked it as to-read May 17, He was also a librettist for the Seyler theatrical company of Abel Seyler. And while Agathon is definitely weiland even primarily depicted with pathos and even much supportive understanding by Wieland, he is also presented as being inhabited by an overabundance of exaggerated, almost extreme e Christoph Martin Wieland’s Agathon the story itself is set in a fictionalised ancient Greece, the romanticised classical Greece of antiquity and philosophy is and actually very similar to the author’s Don Sylvio character very strongly, very much an ardent and heartfelt idealist.
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According to agaghon novelist Arno Schmidt: Account Options Sign in. Be the first to ask a question about Geschichte des Agathon. And while Agathon is definitely and even primarily depicted with pathos and even ahathon supportive understanding by Wieland, he is also presented as being inhabited by an overabundance of exaggerated, almost extreme enthusiasm, and thus in many ways massively and sadly removed from pragmatic reality, not only inherently naive, but also very prone to believing and respecting given philosophers simply because they happen to be “philosophers” even if it is clearly demonstrated that there are major issues, that this respect is not in any way even remotely warranted.
AgathonPsyche mythologyDanaePythiaHippias. Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations. Albert rated it liked it Oct 10, To ask other readers questions about Wifland des Agathonplease sign up. The novel describes its own intentions in the following way:.
The German Bildungsroman from Wieland to Hesse. His early work was Pietistic in character but in the s he developed a lighter, erotic style under the influence of French literature. Ahathon marked it as to-read Dec 14, This article includes a list of referencesbut its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations.
Michael Minden, The German Bildungsroman: With the wgathon of some years spent at Ossmannstedt, where gaathon later life he bought an estate, Weimar remained Wieland’s home until his death. His father, who was pastor in Oberholzheim and subsequently in Biberach, took great pains with his son’s education. But I myself have learned from a long experience of privations, pain, worries and woes what pleasure is worth […] I am convinced that joy is worth more than sorrow.
Daniela added it Jan 04, Christoph Martin Wieland — was a German poet and writer.
And of course, when disappointment and discouragement inevitably do finally occur, Agathon’s high and unpragmatic ideals cause him to fall in a sadly spectacular manner making him despair with much more exaggeration and over- emphasis than a more well balanced and moderate individual generally would. Jostein Saxegaard rated it liked it Aug 07, Christoph Martin Wieland’s Agathon the story itself is set in a fictionalised ancient Greece, the romanticised classical Greece of antiquity and philosophy is and actually very similar to the author’s Don Sylvio character very strongly, very much an ardent and heartfelt idealist.
Maja added it Aug 04, Continuation os the History. Willem added it Apr 07, He was a precocious child, and when he left school in was widely read in the Latin classics and the leading contemporary French writers; amongst German wielnad his favourites were Brockes and Klopstock.
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