Goethe S Naturalistic Anthropology

Author: Matthew Bell
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Showing how Goethe protrayed human beings as part of natural continuum, very much in the spirit of the Enlightenment, this book demonstrates that 18th-century anthropological thought provides an essential, hitherto overlooked context for the understanding of Goethe's literary enterprise.
Goethe's Naturalistic Anthropology
Language: en
Pages: 346
Authors: Matthew Bell, Lecturer in German Matthew Bell
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

Showing how Goethe protrayed human beings as part of natural continuum, very much in the spirit of the Enlightenment, this book demonstrates that 18th-century anthropological thought provides an essential, hitherto overlooked context for the understanding of Goethe's literary enterprise.
Goethe's Naturalistic Anthropology
Language: en
Pages: 346
Authors: Matthew Bell
Categories: Anthropology in literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher:

Showing how Goethe protrayed human beings as part of natural continuum, very much in the spirit of the Enlightenment, this book demonstrates that 18th-century anthropological thought provides an essential, hitherto overlooked context for the understanding of Goethe's literary enterprise.
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Categories: Foreign Language Study
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Language: en
Pages: 372
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Categories: Social Science
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