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Goethe-The Sufferings of Young Werther

Lecture no. 7 from the course: Life Lessons from the Great Books

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Taught by Professor J. Rufus Fears | 30 min | Categories: Literature & Language

Discover how Goethe advises us to move on with our lives rather than succumb to the tragic fate of lovesickness in The Sufferings of Young Werther. The most famous literary figure of his day, Goethe based the work on his own near-tragic experience with unrequited love....

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