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Heinrich Heine and the Levels of His Goethe Reception


George F. Peters

Contents: Analysis of Heine's complex reception of Goethe: his acquaintance with Goethe's work, programmatic pronouncements on the man and his art, personal rivalry, and play with Goethean texts and models. First modern book-length study on the topic; first attempt to differentiate levels of Heine's Goethe reception and thereby reconcile seeming contradictions in his thought. Aimed at a non-specialized academic audience acquainted with German literature.