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Goethe's Werther and the Delphine of Mme. de Staël
Students of French and German literature, and particularly of the origins of French Romanticism, lay much stress on the so-called "Wertherfievre" which raged in France after the first translations of Goethe's Werther appeared; it seems to have made itself felt in every aspect of French leisure society. "Wertherisme" was seen ...