Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Translated by W. H. Auden
Translated by Elizabeth Mayer
Penguin, London, 2004; originally published 1816, German, English
ISBN: 9780140442335

From the Publisher. Goethe’s account of his passage through Italy from 1786 to 1788 is a great travel chronicle as well as a candid self-portrait of a genius in the grip of spiritual crisis.

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Jorge Silvetti

Like Tristes Tropiques, a travel diary and a masterful description of the experience of viewing and thinking.

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