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
Copyright © 1925
Published in German as:
Goethes Geistesart in ihrer Offenbarung durch seinen “Faust”
und durch das “Maerchen Von der Schlange und der
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.
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