Biography and History

A dominant influence on the development of German literature in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe is best known as the author of the verse drama Faust.

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Biography and History

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a German poet, dramatist, novelist, and natural scientist. Goethe gained early fame with The Sorrows of the Young Werther (1774), but his most famous work is Faust, a poetic drama in two parts.

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