Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Bibliography

The following is a list of the major publications of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832). 142 volumes comprise the entirety of his literary output, ranging from the poetical to the philosophical, including 50 volumes of correspondence.

  • 1771: "Heidenröslein" ("Heath Rosebud"), poem
  • 1773: "Prometheus", poem
  • 1773: Götz von Berlichingen, drama
  • 1774: Die Leiden des jungen Werthers (The Sorrows of Young Werther), novel
  • 1774: "Der König in Thule", poem
  • 1775: Stella, tragedy in five acts
  • 1782: "Der Erlkönig" ("The Alder King"), poem
  • 1787: Iphigenie auf Tauris (Iphigenia in Tauris), drama
  • 1786: Novella, novella
  • 1788: Egmont, drama
  • 1790: Versuch die Metamorphose der Pflanzen zu erklären (The Metamorphosis of Plants), scientific text
  • 1790: Torquato Tasso, drama
  • 1790: Römische Elegien (Roman Elegies), poetry collection
  • 1793: Die Belagerung von Mainz, (The Siege of Mainz), non-fiction
  • 1794: Reineke Fuchs, fable
  • 1795: Das Märchen (The Green Snake and the Beautiful Lily), fairy-tale
  • 1794–95: Unterhaltungen deutscher Ausgewanderten, novella, which also includes the fairy tale Das Märchen
  • 1795–96 (in collaboration with Friedrich Schiller): Die Xenien (The Xenia), collection of epigrams
  • 1796: Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre (Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship), novel
  • 1797: "Der Zauberlehrling" (The Sorcerer's Apprentice), poem (which was later animated by Disney in Fantasia)
  • 1797: "Die Braut von Korinth" ("The Bride of Corinth"), poem
  • 1798: Hermann und Dorothea (Hermann and Dorothea), epic poem
  • 1798: Die Weissagungen des Bakis (The Soothsayings of Bakis)
  • 1798/01: Propyläen, periodical
  • 1803: Die Natürliche Tochter (The Natural Daughter), play originally intended as the first part of a trilogy on the French revolution
  • 1805: "Winckelmann und sein Jahrhundert" ("Winckelmann and His Century")
  • 1808: Faust Part One, closet drama
  • 1809: Die Wahlverwandtschaften (Elective Affinities), novel
  • 1810: Zur Farbenlehre (Theory of Colours), scientific text
  • 1811–1830: Aus Meinem Leben: Dichtung und Wahrheit (From my Life: Poetry and Truth) autobiographical work in 4 volumes
  • 1813: "Gefunden" ("Found"), a poem
  • 1817: Italienische Reise (Italian Journey), journals
  • 1819: Westöstlicher Diwan, variously translated as The West-Eastern Divan, The Parliament of East and West, or otherwise; collection of poems in imitation of Sufi and other Muslim poetry, including that of Hafez.
  • 1821: Wilhelm Meisters Wanderjahre, oder Die Entsagenden (Wilhelm Meister's Journeyman Years, or the Renunciants/Wilhelm Meister's Travels), novel
  • 1823: "Marienbad Elegy", poem
  • 1832: Faust Part Two, closet drama
  • 1836: Gespräche mit Goethe (Conversations with Goethe) also translated as: Conversations with Eckermann

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