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Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von Line breaks: Jo¦hann Wolf|gang von Goe¦the
Pronunciation: /ˈɡəːtə/

Definition of Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von in English:

(1749–1832), German poet, dramatist, and scholar. Involved at first with the Sturm und Drang movement, Goethe changed to a more measured and classical style, as in the ‘Wilhelm Meister’ novels (1796–1829). Notable dramas: Götz von Berlichingen (1773), Tasso (1790), and Faust (1808–32).
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