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Fairy Tale of the Green Snake and the Beautiful Lily - by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 70

Genre: Philosophy

Sub-Genre: Metaphysics

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Steiner Books

Age Range: Adult

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Language: English

Street Date: June 1, 1991
TCIN: 77793213
UPC: 9780833400260
Item Number (DPCI): 247-10-9483
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

Description

In 1794, Goethe and Schiller were engaged in a correspondence concerning the connection of the human soul with the world of the senses on one hand and with the suprasensory on the other. While Schiller approached the question in a philosophical way, Goethe embodied his thoughts in a fantasy entitled The Fairy Tale of the Green Snake and the Beautiful Lily. In his fantasy, Lily represents the ideal world of the suprasensory that is separated from the Green Snake, or the sensory, by a river. The goal is to build a bridge across the river that will connect the sensory and the suprasensory realms, and thereby establish a new, conscious spiritual awareness. The other characters in the fairy tale - the Ferryman, the Old Woman, the Youth, the Will-o'-Wisps, and the Old Man with the Lamp represent various aspects of the soul working together to accomplish this mighty task.
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