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Synonyms for Goethe

German poet and novelist and dramatist who lived in Weimar (1749-1832)

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Faustus,' a treatment of the medieval story which two hundred years later was to serve Goethe for his masterpiece; with 'The Jew of Malta,' which was to give Shakspere suggestions for 'The Merchant of Venice'; and with
That afternoon the young ladies from the Rectory (one of them read Goethe with a dictionary, and the other had strug- gled with Dante for years), coming to see Miss Swaffer, tried their German and Italian on him from the doorway.
The Republic of Plato is also the first treatise upon education, of which the writings of Milton and Locke, Rousseau, Jean Paul, and Goethe are the legitimate descendants.
When it became known that she was noble, of an ancient English family, that her husband was a Colonel of the Guard, Excellenz and Governor of an island, only separated from his lady by one of those trifling differences which are of little account in a country where Werther is still read and the Wahlverwandtschaften of Goethe is considered an edifying moral book, nobody thought of refusing to receive her in the very highest society of the little Duchy; and the ladies were even more ready to call her du and to swear eternal friendship for her than they had been to bestow the same inestimable benefits upon Amelia.
Consequent upon further deliberations by the Board of Governors of KVS and review of the matter in the Ministry of HRD, draft of a fresh MoU porposed to be concluded between Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan and Goethe-Institute/Max Mueller Bhawan was referred to the Ministry of External affairs, on 5th April, 2015 proposed that the MoU would need to be signed at the Inter- Governmental level as Goethe Institute cannot take obligations on behalf of the German Government for promotion of Modern Indian Languages in German educational Institutions.
Goethe Institut in Cairo is a building that links two nations solely through art and culture.
TUNIS (TAP)- The Goethe Institut house, whose inauguration is due on September 12, 2015, will be endowed with a "Kulturlabor" and an open space for Tunisian artists and actors.
Wolf stressed the need to enhance this friendship as both cities are also linked by Iran's famous poet Hafiz and his renowned German counterpart Johann Wolfgang Goethe who admired Hafiz.
said the Namibisch Deutsche Stiftung fur kulturelle Zusammenarbeit, when it announced the outcome of last weekend's 27th German language competition for local schools at the Goethe Centre in Windhoek.
In Germany, this type of activity is done through the Goethe Institute, whose aim is to promote the German language and culture in about 159 countries.
For example, together with the National and University Library in Skopje, the Goethe Institute runs a German Reading Room, which this year celebrates 20 years of operation.
asks a publisher after reading the manuscript of Sorrows of Young Goethe.
The topics include the topicality of Goethe's Theory of Colours, the texture of landscape, Wittgenstein reads Goethe, morphology between August Sander's photographs and Gerhad Richter's Atlas, the body and the genesis of forms, problems of form and idea in Bataille's early writing, the atmospheres of Aldo Rossi, and notes on the death of art today.
Forster favors instead the second route, pursued by Goethe and Hegel, that attempts to ground philosophy in intuitive understanding.
The importance of the essay is magnified when we remember Margaret Fuller's advocacy of Goethe as a modern master, a project that she undertook in the face of heavy moralistic criticism from the New England intellectual establishment.