Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832)

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[Faust]   [Introduction to the Propyläen]   [Poetry and Truth]   [Sorrows of the Young Werther]   [Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship]  

Faust (1808) [GBF,GBWW,GI,HTR,HC]
I believe that when this work is included in Great Books lists, Part 1 is what is actually meant.
  • Multi-format of Part 1 (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text) at Project Gutenberg (Translated by Bayard Taylor)
  • Flipbook Reader (248 pages, indexed) at Richer Resources Publications, includes parts I & II (translated by Douglas Langworthy)
  • German HTML of Part 1 (Multi-page) at Projekt Gutenberg-DE
  • German HTML of Part 2 (Multi-page) at Projekt Gutenberg-DE
  • German Multi-format of Part 1 (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text) at Project Gutenberg
  • German Multi-format of Part 2 (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text) at Project Gutenberg

    Available at Amazon.Com:
  • Hardcover edition of Selected Works : Including The Sorrows of Young Werther, Elective Affinities, Italian Journey, Faust; translations by Elizabeth Mayer and Louise Bogan (Knopf, 2000, 1248 pg).
  • Paperback edition of Faust, Part Two, translated by Martin Greenberg (Yale Univ Pr, 1998, 272 pg).
  • Paperback edition of Faust, Part One, translated by Peter Salm (Bantam Classics, 1988).
  • Spanish Paperback edition, Fausto (iUniverse.com, 1999, 260 pg).

    Available at other booksellers:
  • Paperback edition at Richer Resources Publications, translated by Douglas Langworthy.
  • French Paperback edition, Faust I et II, at Amazon.fr (Garnier Flammarion, 1990, 554 pg).
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Introduction to the Propyläen (1798) [HC]
  • HTML (Single page, 126 KB) at Bartleby.com (Translator unknown)
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Poetry and Truth (1811) [HTR]
German title Dichtung und Wahrheit.
  • German HTML excerpts (Multi-page) at Projekt Gutenberg-DE

    Available at Amazon.Com:
  • Used Hardcover edition of From My Life: Poetry and Truth (Parts 1-3/Campaign in France 1792 Siege of Mainz); copies available as of Aug. 31, 2002 (Princeton Univ Pr, 1987, 800 pg).

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  • German Hardcover? edition at Amazon.de (Reclam, Ditzingen, 1998, 1260 pg).
  • German Paperback edition, abridged, at Amazon.de (Reclam, Ditzingen, 1993, 263 pg).
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Sorrows of the Young Werther (1774) [HC]
  • Multi-format (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text) at Project Gutenberg (Translated by Thomas Carlyle and R.D. Boylan)
  • German HTML (Multi-page) at Projekt Gutenberg-DE

    Available at Amazon.Com:
  • Hardcover edition of Selected Works : Including The Sorrows of Young Werther, Elective Affinities, Italian Journey, Faust; translations by Elizabeth Mayer and Louise Bogan (Knopf, 2000, 1248 pg).
  • Paperback edition, translated by Michael Hulse (Viking Press, 1989, 144 pg).
  • Paperback edition, translated by Louise Bogan (Vintage Books, 1990).
  • French Paperback edition, Les Souffrances De Jeune Werther (French & European Pubns, 1973).
  • Spanish Paperback edition, Los Sufrimientos del Joven Werther (iUniverse.com, 1999, 180 pg).
  • German Paperback edition, Die Leiden des Jungen Werther (Distribooks, 1997, 175 pg).
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Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship (1795) [HC]
  • HTML (105 pages, indexed) at Bartleby.com (Translated by Thomas Carlyle)
  • German HTML (Multi-page) at Projekt Gutenberg-DE

    Available at Amazon.Com:
  • Paperback edition of Goethe: The Collected Works, Vol. 9: Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship, translated by Eric A. Blackall (Princeton Univ Pr, 1995, 396 pg).
  • French Paperback edition, Les années d'apprentissage de Wilhelm Meister (Gallimard, 1999).
  • Spanish Paperback edition, Los Anos de Aprendizaje de Wilhelm Meister (Ediciones Catedra S.A., 2001).

    Available at other booksellers:
  • French Paperback edition, Wilhelm meister (les annees d'apprentissage), at Amazon.fr (Gallimard, 1999, 788 pg).
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