90 World Classics You Should Read Before You Die (Vol.2).  Edith Wharton

90 World Classics You Should Read Before You Die (Vol.2)

By Jane Austen, Honoré de Balzac, Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, Dante, Charles Dickens, Alexandre Dumas, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, George Weedon Grossmith, Nikolái Leskov, Sinclair Lewis, Friedrich Nietzsche, Pedro Calderón de la Barca, Edgar Allan Poe, P. B. Shelley, Rabindranath Tagore, Anthony Trollope, Valmiki, Kurt Vonnegut, Edith Wharton

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's '90 World Classics You Should Read Before You Die (Vol.2)' serves as a venerable compendium that invites readers into the rich tapestry of global literary heritage. This anthology assimilates a breadth of transformative works, from the psychological intrigue of Stevenson's 'Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde' to the sprawling epic of Tolstoy's 'War and Peace'. Goethe's discerning selection epitomizes the diversity of literary expression, encompassing drama, poetry, and philosophy. Through a blend of seminal and revolutionary narrative architectures, the volume stands as a tribute to the narrative art form, aiming to encapsulate the quintessence of human experience penned across centuries. A towering figure of the German literary tradition, Goethe himself symbolizes the Enlightenment's apex of intellect and creativity. The author's timeless masterpiece 'Faust' resonates within this collection, indicative of his predilection for exploring the depths of the human condition. The collection, reflective of Goethe's own interdisciplinary erudition, suggests an intent to curate a literary mosaic that navigates through the complexities of love, war, societal critique, and existential contemplation. 'Read before you die' is not merely an injunction but a promise of enrichment. The second volume of '90 World Classics' is paramount for the ardent bibliophile and the casual reader alike, beckoning a journey through the annals of literary genius. Goethe's voluminous anthology assures the reader not just an anthology of texts but a companionship of the world's most insightful minds, encapsulated in narratives that have shaped and mirrored civilizations. It extols literature's enduring power to transcend time, place, and culture.

Edith Wharton

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