Definition of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
1. Noun. German poet and novelist and dramatist who lived in Weimar (1749-1832).
Generic synonyms: Dramatist, Playwright, Novelist, Poet
Derivative terms: Goethean, Goethian
Lexicographical Neighbors of Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Literary usage of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Stoddard Library: A Thousand Hours of Entertainment with the World's by John Lawson Stoddard (1910)
"... Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Bom at Frankfort on the Main, August 28,1749; died at Weimar, March 22, 1832. ..."
2. Werner's Readings and Recitations (1898)
"Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Christmas Guests. Lindsay Duncan. Cid and the Leper, The. JG Lockhart. Count Ludwig and the Wood-Spirit. Dinah M. Craik. ..."
3. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"... and the Reports of the Trustees of the Massachusetts Agricultural College. GOETHE, ge^te, AUGUST TON (1789-1830). The son of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ..."