Louisa May Alcott and the Sorrows of young Werther

Louisa May Alcott and Goethe

Johan Wolfgang von Goethe was one of the most praised German authors of his time. Louisa May Alcott was a big Goethe fan. Louisa was a transcendentalist. The whole world view of the transcendentalists could be described as a nature-centric form of Christianity and it was based on German philosophy and German romanticism. Goethe…