Appearing almost thirty years before Goethe’s Wilhelm Meister, Wieland’s Geschichte des Agathon; The Story of Agathon () is the first German. Geschichte des Agathon has 22 ratings and 1 review. Manybooks said: Christoph Martin Wieland’s Agathon (the story itself is set in a fictionalised ancien. The first and third versions of Wieland’s Die Geschichte des Agathon differ from each other in various ways. One observes differences in style, wording, chapter.

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Between andWieland was a professor of philosophy at the University of Erfurt.

Christoph Martin Wieland

AgathonPsyche mythologyDanaePythiaHippias. Jostein Saxegaard rated it liked it Aug 07, Arisu rated it liked it May 15, His works have an urbane, enlightened character.

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Sabrina rated agatohn did not like it Apr 18, L marked it as to-read Jun 24, He was also a librettist for the Seyler theatrical company of Abel Seyler. They had 14 children. Trivia About Geschichte des Ag About Christoph Martin Wieland. Translated from the German Original, with a Preface by the Translator. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Simplicius marked it as to-read Nov 26, They attracted the attention of the Swiss literary reformer, J. Willem added it Apr 07, And while Agathon is definitely and even primarily depicted with pathos and even much supportive understanding by Wieland, he is also presented as being inhabited by an overabundance of exaggerated, almost extreme enthusiasm, and thus in many ways massively and sadly removed from pragmatic reality, not only inherently naive, but also very prone to believing and respecting given philosophers simply because they happen to be “philosophers” even if agaton is clearly demonstrated that there are major issues, that this respect is not in any way even remotely warranted.


Wieland – German Literature

Nephthys added it Nov 01, Luisa added it Apr 28, Nov 23, Manybooks rated it it was ok Shelves: Anna rated it it was ok Nov 10, In Wieland’s later novels, wielaand as the Geheime Geschichte des Philosophen Peregrinus Proteus and Aristipp und einige seiner Zeitgenossen —a didactic and philosophic tendency obscures the small literary interest they possess.

Retrieved 20 Agtahon You know that Solomon said that it is better to go to the house of mourning than the house of joy.

Machteld Claes marked it as to-read May 17, Retrieved 18 June With the exception of some years spent at Ossmannstedt, where in later life he bought an estate, Weimar remained Wieland’s home until his death.

Swingfloret marked it as to-read Oct 10, Shigekuni added it Aug 16, The aim here is to paint his soul, so that his innermost soul is opened up to our view; so that we get to know the secret movements of his heart, the hidden motives of his actions […] Further Reading Claire Baldwin, The Emergence of the Modern German Novel: Michael Minden, The German Bildungsroman: Of equal importance was Wieland’s translation of twenty-two of Shakespeare ‘s plays into prose 8 vols.


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To ask other readers questions about Geschichte des Agathonplease sign up. Dnns rated it it was ok Oct 11, And while Agathon is definitely and even primarily depicted with pathos and even much supportive understanding by Wieland, he is also presented as being inhabited by an overabundance of exaggerated, almost extreme e Christoph Martin Wieland’s Agathon the story itself is set in a fictionalised ancient Greece, the romanticised classical Greece of antiquity and philosophy is and actually very similar to the author’s Don Sylvio character very strongly, very much an ardent and heartfelt idealist.

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