THE POETICAL WORKS OF GOETHE

 

 


LIST OF THE PRINCIPAL WORKS OF GOETHE,

WITH THE DATES OF THEIR COMPOSITION.
I.  DRAMATIC WORKS.
TITLE AND DESCRIPTION.                             DATE,
The Lover's Whim, Pastoral Drama.................. 1767-8
The Accomplices, Comedy........................... 1769
Satyros, or the Deified Satyr, Drama.............. 1774
Plundersweilern Fair, Puppet-show................. 1774
Prometheus, Dramatic fragment..................... 1773
Faust. Part I. Tragedy............................ 1773-1806
       Part II. Tragedy completed in.............. 1831
Elpenor, a Fragment, Tragedy...................... 1781-3
Iphigenia auf Tauris, Classical drama............. 1786-7
Torquato Tasso, Classical drama................... 1787-9
The Natural Daughter, Tragedy..................... 1799-1803
Gotz von Berlichingen, Prose drama................ 1773
Egmont, Tragedy................................... 1775-87
Clavigo, Tragedy.................................. 1774
Stella, Tragedy................................... 1774
The Brother and Sister, Prose drama............... 1776
The Wager, Comedy................................. 1812
The Gross-Cophta, Comedy.......................... 1789
The Burgher-General, Comedy....................... 1793
The Rebels, Political drama....................... 1793
The Triumph of Sensibility, Dramatic whim......... 1777
The Birds, after Aristophanes, Comedy............. 1780
Erwin and Elmire, Melodrama....................... 1775-88
Claudine von Villa Bella, Melodrama............... 1775-88
Jery and Bately, Melodrama........................ 1779
Lila, Melodrama................................... 1777-8
The Fisher-Girl, Melodrama........................ 1782
Sport. Cunning, and Revenge, Opera Buffa.......... 1785
What we're bringing, Prelude...................... 1802
Pandora, Drama.................................... 1807-8
In addition to the above, there are nearly 20 minor dramatic
pieces.
II.  PROSE WORKS.
TITLE                                              DATE,
ROMANCES AND NOVELS:--
 Sorrows of Werther............................. 1774
 The Elective Affinities........................ 1809
 Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship............... 1777-96
 Wilhelm Meister's Wanderings................... 1807-29
 Conversations of German Emigrants.............. 1793-5
Notes on Winckelmann.............................. 1805
Life of Philip Hackert............................ 1810-11
Life of Benvenuto Cellini (Translation)........... 1796-1803
Autobiography..................................... 1811-31
Letters from Switzerland.......................... 1775-1808
Tour in Italy..................................... 1786-1817
French Campaign................................... 1792-1822
Annals............................................ 1819-25
Art and Antiquity................................. 1815-28
Theory of Colours................................. 1790-1810
In addition to the above, Goethe produced an almost endless
number of translations, criticisms, essays, &c.
III.  POETICAL WORKS.
Other than those embraced in the plan of the present volume.
TITLE                                              DATE,
Masonic Songs (7)................................. 1815-30
Poems on Pictures (21)............................ 1819, &c.
Invectives (44)................................... 1802-24
Political poems (54).............................. 1814, &c.
Masques (14)...................................... 1776-1818
Poems in the name of the citizens of Carlsbad (7). 1810-12
Poems on Individuals, &c. (209)................... 1778-1831
Chinese-German Poems (14)......................... 1827
Prophecies of Bakis (33).......................... 1798
The Four Seasons (99)............................. 1796
Epistles (3)...................................... 1794
Achilleis--Canto I................................ 1798-9
Reineke Fuchs..................................... 1793
Theatrical Prologues and Epilogues (12, including
the Epilogue to the Song of the Bell, given in
this volume)................................... 1782-1821