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The Life of Goethe by George Henry Lewes
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Dec 14, 09

Read in December, 2009

This author is obviously enamoured of Goethe. BUT, other one chapter that rambled on - passionately - defending Goethe's incorrect and pigheaded stance on optics, this is an excellent book. It does a really good job of conveying the times, his peers, political activities in Germany and surrounding countries, his family issues - really all encompassing. And, even though it is very dated, it is quite readable.
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