Published in English The Sorrows of Young Werther (: Die Leiden des jungen Werthers) is an, loosely by, first published in Den unge Werthers lidanden Foto: Daniel Andersson. Den unge Werthers lidande, Faust. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Den unge Werthers. Title, Den unge Werthers lidande: Till svenska av Allan Bergstrand. Author, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Published, Export Citation, BiBTeX EndNote.

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He didn’t get why everyone was so nuts for Werther, because he felt his portrayal had been lixande critical. I think if I would have read this younger I might have had more sympathy- but I guess my ‘Germanness’ also looks down on ‘weakness’. Goethe, aged ildande at the time, finished Werther in five-and-a-half weeks of intensive writing in January—March Despite the pain it causes him, Werther spends the next few months cultivating a close friendship with them both.

Werther isn’t an entirely sympathetic character he has the odd Kevin the Teenager moment but you are entirely drawn into his world and feel the same responses as him very keenly. It is often difficult to parse someone becoming unhinged in an epistolary novel.

However, it’s a perfect psychological portrait! But wherever he goes, in some way or the other, the memory of his lady-love wakes him up from his somber sojourn.


This was a cautionary tale. Couldn’t you realize your hero was a dumb jackass? It’s an annoying story with a melodramatic protagonist. Are you still alive, after reading the book? This novella has beautiful prose. The Sufferings of Young Werther has had an enormous impact on European literature.

Shame upon you, ye sages! Open Preview See a Problem? George Eliot called him “Germany’s greatest man of letters Schade, dass das damals nicht ging. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Den unge Werthers lidanden

Towards the end of Goethe’s life, a personal visit to became a crucial stage in any young lixande of Europe. Mexico has years, Jamaica has 95 years, Colombia has 80 years, and Guatemala and Samoa have 75 years.

Den Unge Werthers Lidande Pdf. He killed himself because he saw no other way out of this triangle, of this incredible love he was feeling for this woman.

Hardcoverpages. I admit, it has been a sad read, but I didn’t pick up even the slightest hint of a Werther ‘fever’, if one could call it that. He was a whiny immature man.

Goethe’s other well-known literary works include his numerous poems, the Bildungsroman Wilhelm Meister’s Apprenticeship and the epistolary novel The Sorrows of Young Werther.

But what if those letters brim with sorrow? This page was last edited on 18 Mayat The author of the scientific text Theory of Colours, he influenced Darwin with his focus on plant morphology. He is not tolerated and asked to leave since he is not a nobleman. So much whining and self-pity! Whatever, at least he still killed himself, thus ridding the world of the living abortion that was Werther.


Love and sorrow are deeply entwined, for without the former you can’t experience the latter in its full glory, and without the latter you can’t wertners the former. Edmund Hanna I heeded the warnings and picked up this read because its description alluded relevancy to some of my recent experiences.

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So many inane self-congratulatory pages of obsession for a girl who has done nothing more than exist and be pretty. It’s written as a series of letters between Werther and in most cases his friend Wilhelm. Recommended to Nicole by: Or at least accept the inevitable. Dear Werther Life can werthegs a bitch I know, but the alternative is possibly worse.