West-East Divan: The Poems with "Notes and Essays": Goethe's Intercultural Dialogues
Wickersham, Erlis, Goethe Yearbook
Johann Wolfgang Goethe, West-East Divan: The Poems with "Notes and Essays": Goethe's Intercultural Dialogues. Martin Bidney, trans. "Notes and Essays" translation assisted by Peter Anton von Arnim. Binghamton, NY: Global Academic Publishing, 2010. 474 pp.
This is an unusual scholarly book, a delightful combination of solid research and poetic inspiration, as befits a project whose major purpose is to offer a contemporary translation of Goethe's West-Östlicher Divan. Before the book was published, Peter Anton von Arnim unexpectedly died. He had assisted the author in translating the prose essays entitled "Notes and Essays," which Goethe had written to accompany his poems. Martin …
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Publication information: Article title: West-East Divan: The Poems with "Notes and Essays": Goethe's Intercultural Dialogues. Contributors: Wickersham, Erlis - Author. Journal title: Goethe Yearbook. Volume: 19. Publication date: January 1, 2012. Page number: 280+. © Boydell & Brewer 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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