Appearing almost thirty years before Goethe’s Wilhelm Meister, Wieland’s Geschichte des Agathon; The Story of Agathon () is the first German. Geschichte des Agathon has 22 ratings and 1 review. Manybooks said: Christoph Martin Wieland’s Agathon (the story itself is set in a fictionalised ancien. The first and third versions of Wieland’s Die Geschichte des Agathon differ from each other in various ways. One observes differences in style, wording, chapter.
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The History of Agathon
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Sophie added it Apr 26, You know that Solomon said that it is better to go to the house of mourning than the house of joy. Jasmine marked it as to-read Dec 14, Sunny-san marked it as to-read Sep 14, Contents The Beginning of this History Pagei. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Agathon arrives at Smyrna.
On this point, if it may please his Majesty, I do not agree with him at all. Retrieved from ” https: Anniek marked it as to-read May 25, Between andWieland was a professor of philosophy at the University of Erfurt. A New History of German Literature. To ask other readers questions wirland Geschichte des Agathonplease sign up. In he created the singspiel Rosamunde with the composer Anton Schweitzer.
Geschichte des Agathon
Albert rated it liked it Oct 10, Views Read Edit View history. Simplicius marked it as to-read Nov 26, In his Verklagter Amor “Cupid Accused” he defended amatory poetry; and in the Dialogen des Diogenes von Sinope he gave a general vindication of his philosophical views. His thought was representative of the cosmopolitanism of the German Enlightenmentexemplified in his remark: The poems he wrote at the university — Hermannan epic published by F.
He could well afford to have such an opinion, he who during the course of a long enough life had gorged himself and sated himself with all the goods and pleasures of this world. The History of Agathon: The untiplatonic System in. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Retrieved 20 July Christoph Martin Wieland’s Agathon the story itself is set in a fictionalised ancient Agatho, the romanticised classical Greece of antiquity and philosophy is and actually very similar to the author’s Wieand Sylvio character very strongly, very much an ardent and heartfelt idealist.
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Translated from the German Original, with a Preface by the Translator. Return to Book Page. La Sa Ra marked it as to-read Nov 29, In a letter of March Wieland wrote to his Swiss friend Zimmermann setting out his philosophy of life:.
His early work was Pietistic in character but in the s he developed a lighter, erotic style under the influence of French literature. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
Anna rated it it was ok Nov 10, Stanford University Press,pp. Araspes und Panthea is based on an episode from the Cyropaedia of Xenophon. July Learn how and when to remove this template message. Lists with This Book.
And of course, when disappointment and discouragement inevitably do finally occur, Agathon’s high and unpragmatic ideals cause him to fall in a sadly spectacular manner making him despair with much more exaggeration and over- emphasis than a more well balanced and moderate individual generally would.
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