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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832 -- Translations into English

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: New York : Suhrkamp, 1987. (Goethe"s collected works ; v. 8)

    StatementJohann Wolfgang von Goethe ; edited by Cyrus Hamlin and Frank Ryder ; translated by Michael Hamburger, Hunter Hannum, and David Luke.
    SeriesPrinceton paperbacks
    ContributionsHamlin, Cyrus., Ryder, Frank Glessner, 1916-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT2026.A1 C94 1994 Vol. 8, PT2026.A2 C94 1994 Vol. 8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 318 p. ;
    Number of Pages318
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1114907M
    ISBN 100691043434
    LC Control Number94040896

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Contents: Iphigenia in Tauris: a play in five acts / translated by David Luke --Torquato Tasso: a drama / translated by Michael Hamburger --The natural daughter: a tragedy in five acts / translated by Hunter Hannum --Pandora: a festival play / translated by Michael Hamburger.

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