Goethe’s Allegories of Identity
by Jane K. Brown
University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014
“A marvel of a book. Rich and forcefully argued, Goethe’s Allegories of Identity gives us a remarkably illuminating view of Goethe’s oeuvre that is drawn in clear, sharp lines.” —David E. Wellbery, University of Chicago
The book analyzes Goethe’s literary rendering of interiority. It shows how Goethe created the essential bridge between Rousseau’s first articulation of an unconscious self and the depth psychology of Freud and his contemporaries. Read more.
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