West-eastern divan : in twelve books
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222 Pages
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Presented to theUNIVERSITY OF TORONTOLIBRARYthebyONTARIO LEGISLATIVELIBRARY1980DivanThe West-Eastern.WOLFGANG .'*JOHANNVON GOETHEWEST-EASTERNDIVANIN TWELVE BOOKSTRANSLATED BYEDWARD DOWDENMCMXIV. M. DENT & SONS LTD,J.LONDON AND TORONTO.A^'BRARyA__SEP,!?>PTDedicatedto the Goethe inEnglish Societythe thtirmemory of translator,President for twenty-two years,CONTENTSPAGENAMEH ofI. MOGANNI the . i(Book Singer)HAFIS NAMEH ofII. . .21(Book Hafiz)ofIII. USCHK NAMEH . .(Book Love) 33ofIV. TEFKIR NAMEH .(Book Reflections) 47V. RENDSCH NAMEH of III.(Book Humour) 63VI. HIKMET NAMEH of .(Book Maxims) 77VII. TIMUR NAMEH of . .(Book Timur) 93VIII. SULEIKA NAMEH of . .(Book Zuleika) 97IX. SAKI NAMEH of the .(Book Cupbearer) 145X. MATHAL NAMEH of Parables) .(Book 163XI. PARSI NAMEH of the .(Book Parsees) 169XII. CHULD NAMEH of .(Book Paradise) 175VllFOREWORDGOETHE'S last ofimportant body lyrical poetry,the West-Eastern is known to fewDivan, veryreaders. who are familiarEnglish Many personswith Faust and and the ballads haveIphigenienever this collection Even inof verse.openedthe as a is much lessDivan, whole,Germanyknown than it deserves to be. There are excusesto be for such The Divan is thepleaded neglect.of Goethe's Indian summer of art-life,productthe that came to him when herejuvenescencewas and Indian summer has not thesixty-five;ravishment of In this the marksmighty spring.of old are evident in and inage thought ...

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Presented to the UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO LIBRARY the by ONTARIO LEGISLATIVE LIBRARY 1980 DivanThe West-Eastern . WOLFGANG .'*JOHANN VON GOETHE WEST-EASTERN DIVAN IN TWELVE BOOKS TRANSLATED BY EDWARD DOWDEN MCMXIV. M. DENT & SONS LTD,J. LONDON AND TORONTO . A^'BRARy A__ SEP, !?> PT