The story of a young man driven to suicide by an unhappy love affair, The Sorrows of Young Werther is the first great tragic novel of European literature.
This experience inspired him to write his first novel “Die Leiden des jungen Werther / The sorrows of young Werther”, which would soon become world-famous. And this novel was set in Wetzlar.
Johann Wolfgang Goethe was born in Frankfurt in 1749. He is best remembered for his great works The Sorrows of Young Werther and Faust, and his part in the 18th century 'Sturm and Drang' movement. He died in 1832. Michael Hulse is an acclaimed literary German translator.
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|Title: The Sorrows of Young Werther|
Author(s): Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
ISBN: 1-59569-045-X / 978-1-59569-045-6 (USA edition)
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