Monthly Archives: June 2014

New Books by Members

Goethe’s Allegories of Identity
by Jane K. Brown
University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014
229 pp.

brown allegories

“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.

NB: I’d like to continue to announce new publications by members. Please send me an email once your new book on the Goethezeit can be ordered.

Burkhard Henke
Davidson College