Seduced by the world of the theatre and taking upon himself the grand aspiration of becoming a successful performer and dramatist, the merchant's son Wilhelm Meister embarks on a tumultuous quest of self-fulfilment, in which he finds himself having to negotiate love, ambition and the need to accommodate freedom with the constraints of society. As he faces the obstacles on his way and encounters many remarkable characters, his objectives gradually widen from personal education and development to the betterment of society as ...

Wilhelm Meister 2013, Alma Classics, Richmond

ISBN-13: 9781847492852


Wilhelm Meister 2011, Oneworld Classics Ltd, Richmond

ISBN-13: 9781847490513

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