A Country Music Christmas

A Country Music Christmas

Christmas Songs, Memories, Family Photographs and Recipes From America's Favorite Country and Gospel Stars

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This is nonfiction commentary. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: 1774 Novels, the Sorrows of Young Werther, Kaitai Shinsho, Experiments and Observations on Different Kinds of Air, 1774 in Literature, the Newgate Calendar. Source: Wikipedia. Free updates online. Not illustrated. Excerpt: The Sorrows of Young Werther (Die Leiden des jungen Werthers) is an epistolary and loosely autobiographical novel by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, first published in 1774; a revised edition of the novel was published in 1787. Werther was an important novel of the Sturm und Drang period in German literature, and influenced the later Romantic literary movement. The book made Goethe one of the first international literary celebrities. Toward the end of his life, a personal visit to Weimar became crucial to any young man's tour of Europe. The majority of The Sorrows of Young Werther is presented as a collection of letters written by Werther, a young artist of highly sensitive and passionate temperament, and sent to his friend Wilhelm. In these letters, Werther gives a very intimate account of his stay in the fictional village of Wahlheim (based on the town of Garbenheim, near Wetzlar ). He is enchanted by the simple ways of the peasants there. He meets Lotte (Charlotte), a beautiful young girl who is taking care of her siblings following the death of their mother. In spite of knowing beforehand that Charlotte is already engaged to a man named Albert, who is in fact 11 years her senior, Werther falls in love with her. Despite the pain this causes Werther, he spends the next few months cultivating a close friendship with both of them. His pain eventually becomes so great that he is forced to leave and go to Weimar. While he is away, he makes the acquaintance of Fraulein von B. He suffers a great embarrassment when he forgetfully visits a ...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=176395
Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, c2006
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780767923163
0767923162
Characteristics: xiii, 162 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 27 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Additional Contributors: Killen, Buddy.

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