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Italian Journey

1786-1788

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Author

W. H. Auden - Translator

Elizabeth Mayer - Translator

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ISBN 9780140442335 | 512 pages | 01 Dec 1992 | Penguin Classics | 5.07 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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Goethe’s account of his passage through Italy from 1786 to 1788 is a great travel chronicle as well as a candid self-portrait of a genius in the grip of spiritual crisis.
Italian Journey - Goethe

Translated by W. H. Auden and Elizabeth Mayer

Introduction by W. H. Auden and Elizabeth Mayer
Part One
From Carlsbad to the Brenner, September 1786
From the Brenner to Verona, September 1786
From Verona to Venice, September 1786
Venice, October 1786
From Ferrara to Rome, October 1786
Rome, First Roman Visit, October 1786-February 1787

Part Two
Naples, February-March 1787
Sicily, March-May 1787
Naples, May-June 1787

Part Three
Rome, Second Roman Visit, June 1787-April 1788
June 1787
July 1787
August 1787
September 1787
October 1787
November 1787
December 1787
January 1788
February 1788
March 1788

Index

‘This translation is a delight’ – Cyril Connolly