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Goethe's legacy? 'Eins und Alles' and its career in scholarship

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This article examines the status of the poem 'Eins und Alles' in Goethe's intellectual legacy. Looking separately at the history of its composition and publication, it will become obvious that initially 'Eins und Alles' was an attempt to combine monism with an appropriate conception of the individual. As such the poem shows an ambivalent mix of Spinozist and Leibnitzian thinking on the role of a subject as individual substance, and its evidence of a late stage of Goethe's engagement with Germ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Medieval & Modern Languages Faculty
Sub department:
German
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Blackwell Publishing
Journal:
German Life and Letters More from this journal
Volume:
61
Issue:
2
Pages:
187-201
Publication date:
2008-04-01
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EISSN:
1468–0483
ISSN:
0016–8777
Language:
English
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Local pid:
ora:4250
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2010-10-13

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