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The Madwoman on a Pilgrimage #2020

The Madwoman on a Pilgrimage In The Madwoman on a Pilgrimage a man s passion for a woman is shared rather inconveniently by his son and both declare themselves her suitors The woman struggles to escape their pursuits by implyin

  • Title: The Madwoman on a Pilgrimage
  • Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Jonathan Ned Katz Lewis Crofts Andrew Piper
  • ISBN: 9781843911791
  • Page: 272
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Madwoman on a Pilgrimage By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Jonathan Ned Katz Lewis Crofts Andrew Piper, In The Madwoman on a Pilgrimage, a man s passion for a woman is shared rather inconveniently by his son, and both declare themselves her suitors The woman struggles to escape their pursuits by implying a rather indelicate state of affairs Her ploy works, and the resultant chaos and confusion for father and son create a brilliantly comic ending Also included are Who iIn The Madwoman on a Pilgrimage, a man s passion for a woman is shared rather inconveniently by his son, and both declare themselves her suitors The woman struggles to escape their pursuits by implying a rather indelicate state of affairs Her ploy works, and the resultant chaos and confusion for father and son create a brilliantly comic ending Also included are Who is the Betrayer in which a man s nocturnal monologues reveal rather than he would wish, and a third tale where erotic infidelity and inadvertent revelation are shown to go hand in hand.

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    1. This Hesperus Classics edition brings together three short stories taken from Goethe s late, sprawling novel of sorts Wilhelm Meisters Wanderjahre oder Die Entsagenden They are tales linked by themes of passion, betrayal and renunciation but the mood is far removed from the melodrama of The Sorrows of Young Werther or the gothic hues of Faust This is Goethe at his most light hearted even though one should not expect any farcical laughs.Take the title story A mysterious young woman turns up at th [...]

    2. The stories had their charms I just found myself a little bored Though this was from Goethe s Classical period and I find anything too far past his Sturm und Drang period less interesting in general I did enjoy this line in the first story though, he who is not considerate, considerate of the plight of a defenceless woman will one day be the victim of a inconsiderate women I feel that is good theme for the whole collection.

    3. The Madwoman on a Pilgrimage by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, translated by Jonathan Ned Katz and Andrew Piper with foreword by Lewis Crofts is a collection of three short stories In The Madwoman on a Pilgrimage Herr von Revanne is madly and passionately smitten by a pligrimess, a woman of great beauty and even greater mystery His passion is shared by his son, and both seek her hand in marriage She escapes them both by a devious and comic ploy In Who Is the Traitor Lucidor is the victim of ironic [...]

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