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Nathan the Wise: By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing - Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim, and Schechter, Ronald (Translated by), and Davis, Natalie Zemon (Editor)
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One of the most frequently performed and widely read comedies of the eighteenth century, Gotthold Ephraim Lessing's Nathan the Wise (1779) combines rich characterization with an engaging plot. Set in Muslimruled Jerusalem at the time of the Crusades, it deals with universal themes -- including the nature of God, antisemitism, wealth and poverty, and the conflict between love and duty. Today the play is as timely as ever. This edition, the first English version expressly intended for undergraduates, contains an insightful ...

Nathan the Wise: By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing 2004, Bedford Books, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780312401528

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