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Goethe's Standard of the Soul

As Illustrated in Faust and in the Fairy Story of
'The Green Snake and the Beautiful Lily.'

By Rudolf Steiner

GA 22

Published in German as: Goethes Geistesart in ihrer Offenbarung durch seinen “Faust” und durch das “Maerchen Von der Schlange und der Lilie”.

This treatment of Goethe's mystic/esoteric philosophical outlook approaches questions by examining two of his literary masterpieces, Faust and the fairy tale, The Green Snake and the Beautiful Lily. This book was translated from the German by D. S. Osmond.

This volume is presented here with the kind permission of the Rudolf Steiner Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland.

Copyright © 1925
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CONTENTS

 Cover Sheet  
Contents  
Translator's Note  
Chapter IGoethe's Faust: A Picture of his Esoteric World Conception  
Chapter IIGoethe's Standard of the Soul, as Illustrated in Faust  
Chapter IIIGoethe's Standard of the Soul, as Illustrated in his Fairy Story of “The Green Snake and the Beautiful Lily.”  
Chapter IVGoethe's Fairy Tale. The Green Snake and the Beautiful Lily.  




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