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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Carina marked it as to-read Apr 28, Christoph Martin Wieland — was a German poet and writer. Musarion advocates a rational unity of the sensual and spiritual; Amadis celebrates the triumph of intellectual over physical beauty.

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The History of Agathon

Translated from the German Original, with a Preface by the Translator. Araspes und Panthea is based on an episode from the Cyropaedia of Xenophon. Nov 23, Manybooks rated it it was ok Shelves: Willem added it Apr 07, Kristin rated it liked it Feb 10, Return to Book Page.


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Jasmine marked it as to-read Dec 14, Jules rated it liked it Jul 13, More important is the novel Geschichte des Agathon —in which, under the guise of a Greek fiction, Xgathon described his own spiritual and intellectual growth. In he created the singspiel Rosamunde with the composer Anton Schweitzer. Nermine El-sharkawy marked it as to-read Sep 08, Account Options Sign in. Goethe and Johann Gottfried Herder were soon drawn to Weimar, where wirland Duchess Anna Amalia formed a circle of talent and genius, later also joined by Friedrich Schiller.

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For these people we have undertaken to depict Agathon, considered as a moral person. This work, which Lessing recommended as “a novel of classic taste,” marks an epoch in the development of the modern psychological novel.

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They attracted the attention of the Swiss literary reformer, J. Incest and Inheritance Cambridge: Theory of agreeable Sensations. The untiplatonic System in. He could well afford to have such an opinion, he who during the course of a long enough life had gorged himself and sated himself with all the goods and pleasures of this world. The monotony of his life here was relieved by the friendship of a Count Stadionwhose library in the castle of Warthausen, not far from Biberach, was well stocked with French and English literature.


Agathon is conveyed to the Ship. Luisa added it Apr 28, Michael Minden, The German Bildungsroman: This article includes a list of referencesbut its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations.

Geschichte des Agathon

Agayhon marked it as to-read Oct 10, Agathon is the story of the sexual and moral education of a young man with Pietistic inclinations. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The German Bildungsroman from Wieland to Hesse. Published January 1st by Reclam first published His thought was representative of the cosmopolitanism of the German Enlightenmentexemplified in his remark: Lisa marked it as to-read Jun 15, Britta rated it it was ok Jan 20, Trivia About Geschichte des Ag Translated from the German