Full text: Zeitungsausschnitte über Werke von Herman Grimm: Goethe

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© Hessisches Staatsarchiv Marburg, Best. 340 Grimm Nr. Z 38 
he Life and Tunes of Goethe, by Herman Grimm, ls 
an admirable piece of work, thoroughly honest in in- 
tention, vigorously written on an excellent plan, with 
an earnestness that is unmistakable, a patience of re- 
search that is occasionally wearisome, but never fruit- 
ess in results, and with a judgment remarkable for its 
manliness and for the freedom with which It is uttered. 
• Herr Grimm is thoroughly absorbed in his work: his I 
admiration for hjs hero is enthusiastic; the slightest 
even the most insignificant, details fttsclnate him! 
and his theory now nud then makes him neglectful of 
the tendency of his facts. The work is a fine specimen j 
ol toe German love for completeness and German sin-' 
: cerity in all that it undertakes in art, science and Jitertf ! 
j ture. A useful chronological table follows the text, and 1 
I the index is a model of its kind. The work 1ms been I 
I admirably translated by Sarah Holland Adams, ami the ' 
firm-name of Little, Brown & Co. is a sufficient gnarau- 
fpe for its mechanical excellence.
	        

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