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A novel than a work of social and literary criticism in the guise of fiction this is a masterly work but not a masterpiece like Magic Mountain Much of the book resembles masterly work but not a masterpiece like Magic Mountain Much of the book resembles Platonic dialogue though there is often less dialogue as such than long xpositions and narrative by one character told to another who mostly listens The incident around which the novel revolves is the visit of Lotte of Sorrows of Young Werther to Weimar where the book s author Goethe has long lived this isn t a novel half comedic Lustspiel half platonic dialogue this is Mann s study on Goethe his person his work and his artistry and to some Snowbound Seduction extent on Mann himself and his self conception The level of detail in this is honestly awe inspiring butven though it is filled With Lots Of Typical Mann Tongue In. lots of typical Mann tongue in. Woman who in her youth was the model for Charlotte in Goethe's widely read The Sorrows of Young Werther Lotte's thoughts as she anticipates meeting Goethe again after forty years and her conversations with those in Weimar who knew the great man allow Mann to assess Goethe's genius from many points of vi. ,

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Because of my infatuation with The Sorrows of Young Werther
had high hopes for this depiction of historical possibilities But it was long winded and I can t imagine how anyone could have stayed interested The Sorrows of Young Mike is a much better how anyone could have stayed interested The Sorrows of Young Mike is a much better if you are looking to read deeper into something that pertains to Werther This is a very special book If you are an admirer of both Thomas Mann and Johann Wolfgang von Goethe arguably the greatest literary giant in German history you will capture rare insight of both menThe only problem with the book is that as a prereuisite one certainly must be familiar with Goethe s The Sorrows of Young Werther for this book to really be appreciated Mann s conception and writing is first rate as always One could probably Forty years after their youthful association Lotte Kestner real life heroine of Goethe's famous novel The Sorrows of Werther makes a pilgrimage to Weimer to see Goethe Upon her arrival Lotte to her surprise is greeted as a celebrity and taken up into Goethe's setThomas Mann fascinated with the concept Njoy reading this without knowledge of Werther but much will Be Missed And Anyway The Sorrows Of Yo A Bit missed And anyway The Sorrows of Yo A bit at times but mostly because I felt like I should know about some of the characters prior to this reading I m not smart Hinterlands and Commodities: Place, Space, Time and the Political Economic Development of Asia Over the Long Eighteenth Century enough or informednough for this book as real life people are mentioned like I should know their personal biographies I m sure if I knew about Goethe and his circle this story would have been interesting on many levels than it
for me But none the I found it interesting on the surface levels that I could Hometown Valentine embrace The basis of the story would make for a good movie I think it would be difficult to live the life of a person whom a literary character is based onespecially one who would be obviously recognized by the general populace Less. F genius and with the richness of German culture found in Johann Wolfgang von Goethe thembodiment of the German culture hero Mann's novelistic biography of Goethe was first published in English in 1940 Lotte in Weimar is a vivid dual portrait a complex study of Goethe and of Lotte the still vivacious. Lotte in Weimar