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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Retrieved 20 July Thanks for telling us about the problem. For these people qieland have undertaken to depict Agathon, considered as a moral person. Anniek marked it as to-read May 25, Jan marked it as to-read Apr 02, Kristin rated it liked it Feb 10, Arisu aagathon it liked it May 15, On this point, if it may please his Majesty, I do not agree with him at all. He was a precocious agathoh, and when he left school in was widely read in the Agathpn classics and the leading contemporary French writers; amongst German poets his favourites were Brockes and Klopstock.

During the summer ofhe fell in love with a cousin, Sophie Gutermannand this love affair inspired him to plan his first ambitious work, Die Natur der Dinge The Nature of Things,a didactic poem in six books. Account Options Sign in. 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 […].


Published January 1st by Reclam first published Ghada rated it really liked it Jan 25, Wieland’s conversion was completed at Biberach, having returned in as director of the chancery.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. And wleland Agathon is definitely wielajd even primarily depicted with pathos and even much supportive understanding by Wieland, he is also presented as being inhabited by an overabundance of wieoand, 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.

He is best-remembered for having written the first Bildungsroman Geschichte des Agathon[1] as well as the epic Oberonwhich formed the basis for Carl Maria von Weber ‘s opera of the same name. The German Bildungsroman from Wieland to Hesse.

Nov 23, Manybooks rated it it was ok Shelves: His works have an urbane, enlightened character. Albert rated it liked it Oct 10, July Learn how and when to remove this template message.

In he created the singspiel Rosamunde with the composer Anton Schweitzer.

Christoph Martin Wieland – Wikipedia

His early work was Pietistic in character but in the s he developed a lighter, erotic style under the influence of French literature. There are no discussion topics on this wiealnd yet.

This article includes a list of referencesbut its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations. According to agatohn novelist Arno Schmidt: AgathonPsyche mythologyDanaePythiaHippias. Preparation for what fol. A New History of German Literature.


Of equal importance was Wieland’s translation of twenty-two of Shakespeare ‘s plays into prose 8 vols. Agathon arrives at Smyrna. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Michael Minden, The German Bildungsroman: Wieland met again his early love Sophie Gutermann, who had become the wife of Hofrat La Roche, then manager of Count Stadion’s estates.

He became a professor at Erfurt University in Just a moment while we sign you agayhon to your Goodreads account. Rui Miguel Mesquita rated it liked it Apr 11, Ed Cooke rated it it was amazing May 10, Open Preview See a Problem? The Designs of Hipplas. More important is the novel Geschichte des Agathon —in which, under the guise of a Greek fiction, Wieland described his own spiritual and intellectual growth.

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This Wieland answered with great good nature, agzthon it to all who were fond of wit and zgathon. Trivia About Geschichte des Ag Translated from the German Want to Read saving….

Britta rated it it was ok Jan 20, Translated from the German Original, with a Preface by the Translator. Elisabeth marked it as to-read Mar 14, No trivia or quizzes yet. They attracted the attention of the Swiss literary reformer, J.