Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832)

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List of Works
[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

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  • 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).

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  • French Paperback edition, Wilhelm meister (les annees d'apprentissage), at Amazon.fr (Gallimard, 1999, 788 pg).
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The Enneads (250)
On the Incarnation (c. 318)
Ecclesiastical History (c. 325)
Life of Antony (c. 356-362)
Sermons (Chrysostom) (c. 370-404)
Letters (Chrysostom) (c. 370-404)
On the Priesthood (c. 386)
On the Teacher (c. 388)
Commentary on Galatians (c. 390?)
Christian Doctrine (397-426)
On the Trinity (400-416)
Confessions (Augustine) (c. 401)
The City of God (413-426)
Enchiridion (Augustine) (421)
The Rule of St. Benedict (c. 530?)
The Quran (c. 632)
Beowulf (c. 725)
Tales from the 1001 Nights (c. 850?)
The Destruction of Dá Derga's Hostel (c. 900?; mss. c. 1100)
The Tale of Genji (c. 1008-1021)
Shahnameh (1010)
The Mabinogion (c. 1050?)
Monologium (1077)
Proslogium (1087)
The Song of Roland (c. 1100)
The Rubaiyat (c. 1120)
Letters of Abelard and Heloise (c. 1130-1136)
On Loving God (c. 1130?)
Sermons on the Song of Songs (1136-1153)
The Story of the Volsungs and Niblungs (12th century)
Guide of the Perplexed (1180-1190)
The Nibelungenlied (c. 1200)
Magna Carta (1215)
The Little Flowers of St. Francis of Assisi (c. 1250-1261)
The Saga of Burnt Njal (13th century)
On the Principles of Nature (1252-1256)
Summa Contra Gentiles (1261-1264)
Summa Theologica (1265-1273)
The New Life (c. 1292-1294)
The Cloud of Unknowing (c. 1300)
The Divine Comedy (c. 1306-1321)
Inferno (c. 1306-1314)
On Monarchy (c. 1309-1313)
Purgatorio (c. 1315-1318)
Paradiso (c. 1319-1321)
Sonnets (Petrarch) (c. 1327-1374)
Ascent of Mt. Ventoux (c. 1336)
The Decameron (1351)
The Spiritual Dialogue (St. Catherine of Siena) (1370)
Troilus and Criseyde (c. 1385)
Canterbury Tales (c. 1386)
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Late 14th century)
On the Imitation of Christ (1418)
The Spiritual Dialogue (St. Catherine of Genoa) (1447)
Le Morte d'Arthur (c. 1470)
Notebooks (da Vinci) (c. 1478-1518)
The Dignity of Man (c. 1486)
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