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with Goethe, 34; condemns his intellectual existence and picture
of our social existence, 244; resem-
Development, principle of, grasped blance between Faust and Hamlet,
and applied by Goethe, ii, 130. 244; popularity and prodigality of
Devrient, his description of the Jena Faust, 245; the Idea, 246; analysis
students at the Weimar theatre, ii, of the first part, 247 ; the theatre
213; his observations on the Weimar prologue, ib.; the prologue in hea-
ven, 249; necessity for the two pro-
Dialogues, Goethe's early composi- logues, 252 ; first scene of Faust
tions, i, 20.
in his study, 253; the scene before
Döbereiner, story of Goethe's keeping the gate, 257; Faust's study, 259;
his bar of platinum, ii, 355.
Auerbach's cellar, 262; the witches'
Dodd's Beauties of Shakspeare, its kitchen, ib.; meeting with Marga-
influence in Germany, i, 69.
ret, 263; wood and cavern, 264; the
Dogs, performing, refused admittance Walpurgisnacht, 267 ; causes of the
on the Weimar stage, ii, 227.
early disappointment, and after-
Domesticity, its antagonism to genius, fascination of the readers of Faust,
273; Coleridge's criticisms
Drama, Greek, traditional errors con- pared with Goethe's own observa-
crusades, 216 ; of the reformation,
218; two-fold protest of the eigh-
teenth century, 219; Klopstock, the
representative of German idealism,
ib.; Wieland, the representative of
German realism, 221; Lessing, the
real revolutionary leader of the
German mind, 223; Herder, the
lineal descendant of Lessing, 226;
Goethe, the realist, and Schiller,
the idealist, 228.
German morals, laxity of, in the 18th
century, i, 302; based on sentimen-
Germany no nation, ii, 335; Goethe's
opinion concerning, ib.; its social
condition in the 18th century. See
Gervinus, his criticism on Wilhelm
Meister, ii, 177.
Geschwister, die, Goethe's play of, i,
Gleim, story of his first meeting with
Goethe, i, 310.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang, character
and extent of his claim to great-
ness, i, 3; intellect his primary fa-
culty, and justice his primary virtue,
4; hereditary transmission of qua-
lities discussed, 5; his ancestry, 6;
silence concerning his grandfather
the tailor, 8; genealogical tables of
the Goethe and Textor families, 9,
10; character of his father and
mother, 11 ; his subjection of emo-
tions to reason, 12; his birth, 15;
feeling for Italy, ib.; moderate ele-
vation of his social status, 17; his
precocious babyhood, 18; his love
for his sister Cornelia, ib.; his love
of story telling, 19; his grandmother
and grandfather Textor, 20; his early
compositions in Latin and German,
ib.; character of his precocity, 23;
his school life, 24; character not
formed by circumstances, 26 ; early
religious doubts awakened by the
Lisbon earthquake, 28, early sym-
bolical representation of the soul's
aspirations to the Deity, 29; the
Seven Years' war, 30; invention of
little stories, 32; occupation of
Frankfurt by the French, ib.; visits
to the theatre, 33; acquires French,
ib.; mock duel with Derones 34 ;
his early play, ib.; entertains a pro-
found contempt for the unities, 35 ;
departure of the French and re-
sumption of study, 36; writes a po-
lyglott romance, ib.; masters He-
brew, 37; dictates a biblical poem
on Joseph and his brethren, ib.;
influence of Fräulein von Kletten-
berg, 38; early love for Gretchen,
ib.; his disappointment, 39; fasci-
nation of his nature, 40; character-
istics of his childhood, 41; his
manysidedness, ib.; his seriousness,
formality, and rationality, 42; ra-
tional' character of his enthusiasm,
ib.; his impatient susceptibility,
43; commences his collegiate life
at Leipzig, 47 ; wearies of logic and
jurisprudence, 48; his appearance
in society, 49; acquaintance with
Frau Böhme, 50; literary society at
the table d'hôte of Herr Schönkopf,
52; falls in love with Anna Katha-
rina Schönkopf, 53; description of
Goethe in Horn's letters to Moors,
54; composition of Die Laune des
Verliebten, 57; works of Goethe
an embodiment of his experiences,
59; pranks and extravagancies with
Behrisch, 60; composition of The
Fellow Sinners, 61; objective cha-
racter of Goethe's genius, 64; con-
crete tendency in his works, 65 ;
compared with Shakspeare, 66 ; his
moral toleration, 67 ; neglects his
col giat studies, 69; his love
songs, 70; joins Oeser's drawing
class, 71; trip to Dresden, 72;
learns engraving, ib.; serious illness,
72; state of religious doubt, 73 ;
returns to Frankfurt, 74; his re-
ception, ib.; letters to Käthchen
Schönkopf, 75; unpleasant relations
with his father, 79; studies in al-
chemy, 80; religion, ib.; passing
affection for Charity Meixner, 81 ;
proceeds to Strasburg university,
82; description of his person, ib.;
general progress, 84; his disgust at
the Système de la Nature, 85; his
exasperation at the pictures exhi-
bited to Marie Antoinette, ib.; his
French verses, 87; mystical meta-
physical studies, 88; early tendency
towards nature worship, ib.; notes
on Bayle's criticism, 89; comment
on a chapter in Fabricius, 90; im-
proved demeanour, 91; increased
circle of friends, 92 ; acquaintance
with Stilling and Lerse, 93; con-
quers his irritability and sensitive-
ness, 94; two love
poems, 95 ;
dancing lessons at Strasburg, 96;
story of Emilia and Lucinda, the
dancing master's daughters, ib ;
his German culture, 101 ; acquaint-
ance with Herder, 102; Herder's opi-
nion of him, ib.; strange introduc-
tion to the Brion family, 105; falls
in love with Frederika, 106; obtains
his doctor's degree, 111; his oration
on Shakspeare, 115 ; his tractate on
German architecture, 119; parting
with Frederika, ib.; his reception
by his father, 123 ; his reluctance
manifold employments, 348; con-
tempt for the Prussian court, 349 ;
mental crystallization, ii, 3; bound-
less productiveness of fancy com-
bined with an indestructible love of
nature, 4; earnestness of manhood,
5; composition of the Iphigenia in
prose, ib.; review of the Iphigenia,
8; official duties, 23; made Geheim-
rath, ib.; journey with Karl August
to Frankfurt and Strasburg, 24;
interviews with Frederika and Lili,
24, 25; changes in his mode of life,
27 ; feels authorship to be his true
mission, 32; poem of Ilmenau, 34;
journey in the Harz with Fritz
von Stein, 36; prepares the planet
dance, ib.; oration on the reopening
of the Ilmenau mines, ib.; discovers
the intermaxillary bone in man, 37;
studies in natural history, ib.; cha-
rities, 39; changes in Weimar so-
ciety, 40; secret departure for Italy,
43 ; his residence in Italy, 44; re-
turn to Weimar, 66 ; relieved from
his official duties, 68; first acquaint-
ance with Schiller, 69; connexion
with Christiane Vulpius, 74; review
of Tasso, 87; character of Goethe
as a man of science, 98; second
visit to Italy, 140; campaign in
France, 142; description of his
house in the Frauenplan, 154 ; the
Bürgergeneral, 156; the Aufgeregten,
ib.; Reinecke Fuchs, 157; history
and character of his friendship with
Schiller, 161; review of Wilhelm
Meister, 175 ; review of Hermann
und Dorothea, 195; history of his
management of the Weimar theatre,
209; his mode of life at Weimar,
229; review of Faust, 242; review
of the Lyrical Poems, 297 ; battle
of Jena, 305; outburst against Napo-
leon, 308; marriage with Christiane,
312; nature of his acquaintance with
Bettina 314; interview with Napo-
leon, 318 ; supposed servility, 322;
passion for Minna Herzlieb, 324;
review of the Wahlverwandtschaften,
325; acquaintance with Beethoven,
indifference to politics, but
earnestness in art, 334 ; not true
that he “looked life
artist”, 338; character of his re-
ligion, 339; his morals, 343; cha.
racter of his old age, 345; his
oriental studies, ib.; the West-
östliche Divan, 346; oration at
Frankfurt, 348 ; publication of the
Kunst und Alterthum, 349; growing
tendency towards mysticism, 350 ;
visit of Werther's Charlotte to Wei-
mar, ib.; death of Christiane, ib.;
anecdote of his enlargement of the
Jena library, 351 ; quarrel with the drama, 135; singularly un-Shak-
Landtag, 353; charged with stealing sperian in construction, 136; in the
an ingot of gold, 355 ; story of the presentation of character, ib.; in
hundred engravings borrowed from the language, 137; the firstborn of
Knebel, 356; review of Wilhelm the romantic school, ib.; its injuri-
Meister's Wanderjahre, 357 ; spread ous influence on dramatic art, 138 :
of his fame, 361 ; vitality of his old its originality denied by Hegel, 139;
age, ib.; passion for Fräulein von scenes from, 141 ; rewritten, 166 ;
Lewezow, 362; celebration of his its publication, 167; its effect, 168;
jubilee at Weimar, ib.; protection translated by Scott, ii, 194.
of his copyright throughout Ger- Goué, instituted the Round Table at
many, 365 ; death of Karl August, Wetzlar, i, 147.
ib.; review of the second part of Greek art, its realistic character as
Faust, 368; his eighty-first year, opposed to the idealism of Chris-
379; indifference to the revolution tian art, i, 206; Goethe's enthu-
of 1830 in comparison with the siasm for, ii, 349.
scientific contest between Cuvier Greek drama, traditional errors con-
and St. Hilaire, ib.; death of his cerning, ii, 8; necessary calmness
only son, 382 ; tribute from fifteen of evolution mistaken for calmness
Englishmen, 383; interview with of life, 9.
Thackeray, 384; activity in old age, Gretchen, story of Goethe's early love
388; signs of decay, 389; his death, for, i, 38.
Gross Kophta, der, ii, 142.
Goethe family, genealogical table of,
HAMILTON, Lady, captivates Goethe,
Goethe, Johann Caspar, father of the ii, 49.
poet, i, 8; his character, 11; dis- Hamlet, Wilhelm Meister's criticism
satisfied with his son's progress at on, ii, 185; twofold cause of its po-
Leipzig, 74; his harshness to Cor- pularity: intellectual sublimity, and
nelia, 79; his pride in his son, but dramatic variety, 245; compared
distress at his manners, 123, 124; his with Faust, ib.
death, ii, 28.
Harz, Goethe's journey in, i, 338; ii, 36.
Goethe, Katharina Elisabeth, mother Hegel, criticism of Götz, i, 139; on
of Goethe, i, 8; her character, 11 ; heroes and valets, 351; a convert
her stories to her children, 19; her to Goethe's erroneous theory of re-
death, ii, 331.
fraction, ii, 111; on Hermann und
Goethe, Cornelia, sister of the poet, Dorothea, 207.
his love for her, i, 20; her father's Heine, anecdote of his first interview
harshness, 79; her marriage, 177 ; with Goethe, ii, 231.
her death , 337.
Helena, Carlyle's review of, ii, 376.
Goethe, Frederick, i, 8.
Helmholtz, his testimony in favour of
Goethe, Hans Christian, i, 8.
Goethe's labours in organig science,
Goethe, Jacob, early death of, i, 32. ii, 116.
Goethe, Ottilie von, her marriage, ii, Herculaneum, Goethe's visit to, ii, 50.
351 ; death of her husband, ii, 382. Herder, his acquaintance with Goethe,
Gold, ingot of, report that Goethe i, 102; his opinion of him, ib.;
had stolen one, ii, 355.
his influence on him, 103 ; cold re-
Goldsmith's Deserted Village, trans- ception of Götz von Berlichingen,
lated by Goethe and Gotter, i, 151. 140; the lineal descendant of Les-
Göchhausen, Mlle., her character, i, sing, 226; survey of his works, ib.;
drawn to Weimar by Goethe, 300 ;
Gott und die Bajadere, ii, 300.
closer intimacy with Goethe, ii,
Gotter, i, 148 ; Goethe's acquaintance 27; his jealousy of Schiller, 236;
with him, 150.
his death, ib.
Gottfried of the Iron Hand, history Hereditary transmission of qualities
of, i, 133.
discussed, i, 5.
Götter, Helden, and Wieland, i, 181 ; Hermann und Dorothea, foundation
reviewed by Wieland, ib.
of Goethe's poem, ii, 195; analysis,
Göttling, discovery respecting 196; character of the poem, 203 ;
phosphorus, ii, 170.
objective delineation of the charac-
Götz von Berlichingen, three versions ters and scenes, 204 ; pure human
of, i, 132; Goethe's own account of existence represented in the subject
its composition, 133; character of matter, 206 ; clearness and signifi-
Gottfried of the Iron Hand, 134; cance of the style, ib.; German
Götz, a dramatic chronicle, not a criticisms on, 207.
disliked by Goethe, ii, 41; his ani-
madversions on Wilhelm Meister,
184; his visit to Goethe at Weimar,
Jena students, their appearance at the
Weimar theatre, ii, 212.
Jena, battle of, ii, 305.
Jena library, anecdote of Goethe's
enlargement of it, ii, 352.
Jerusalem, his unhappy passion, i,
157 ; his suicide, 174; abridgment
of Kestner's account of, 186.
Jery und Bätely, ii, 26.
Joseph and his Brethren, Goethe's
early poem on, i, 37.
Jubilee, Goethe's, celebration of, at
Weimar, ii, 362.
KANT, Goethe's studies in, ii, 98.
Karl August, his flattering kindness
to Goethe, i, 183; invites Goethe to
Weimar, 270; his trick on Mlle.
Göchhausen, 294 ; his character,
297; his close intimacy with Goethe,
304; elects Goethe to the post of
Geheime Legations Rath, 306; si-
lences the protest of the court, ib.;
presents him with the Gartenhaus,
322; his journey with Goethe to
Frankfurt and Strasburg, ii, 24;
Goethe's occasional discords with
him, 30; releases him from the
more onerous duties of office, 68 ;
commands Prussian regiment
during the campaign in France, 142;
dismisses Goethe from the manage-
ment of the Weimar stage, 227;
Napoleon's intemperate rage, 308 ;
Goethe's outburst, ib. ;. Napoleon's
friendly reception of him at Erfurt,
318; regular visits to Goethe in his