Goethean (also Goethian)
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- This astonishingly rapid transformation was brought about because of their abiding belief in the Goethean ideal of high culture.
- In European literature there is even a Goethean myth of the Faustian artist who, surpassing compromise, sells his soul to the devil in return for absolute artistic power.
- August Wilhelm Schlegel, like Eastlake, insisted that excellence in painting was to be achieved by the knowledge and skillful application of the laws of optics, understood in a Goethian sense as the interaction of light and shadow.
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