Definition of Goethe
1. Noun. German poet and novelist and dramatist who lived in Weimar (1749-1832).
Generic synonyms: Dramatist, Playwright, Novelist, Poet
Derivative terms: Goethean, Goethian
Definition of Goethe
1. Proper noun. (surname German from=German) ¹
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Literary usage of Goethe
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"A goethe- Verein has existed in Vienna since, and an English goethe society, ... On goethe in England see E. Oswald, goethe in England ana America (1809; ..."
2. The Quarterly Review by George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1907)
"The Life of goethe. By Albert Bielschowsky, Ph.D. Authorised translation by WA Cooper, AM Three vols. Vol. I. New York and London: Putnam, 1905. 3. goethe. ..."
3. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, George Walter Prothero, Sir Adolphus William Ward (1907)
"Compared with goethe and Schiller, Grillparzer thinks in a specifically modern way ... goethe was a contemporary of the whole of the vast Romantic movement. ..."
4. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"For the first period of his life Der Junge goethe, in three volumes, published by ... A commentary on this work by Wilhelm Scherer, entitled Aut goethe* ..."
5. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1897)
"Strophe des "Gesangs der Parzen" von goethe in der gleichnamigen Kantate von ... goethe und Beethoven. (Programm des kk Akademischen Gymnasiums in Görz, ..."
6. European Theories of the Drama: An Anthology of Dramatic Theory and by Barrett Harper Clark (1918)
"Translated by WA Cooper as The Life of goethe, 3 vols., New York, 1905-08). ... PE Titsworth, The Attitude of goethe and hie School Toward French Classical ..."