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Ritchie Robertson

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Of fossils, prisms and volcanoes: the scientific and imaginative investigations of the polymath Goethe

This extensive volume explores the relationship between the German writer's visual imagination and his fascination with natural science

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The archaic torso lesson

Rainer Maria Rilke’s apprenticeship under Auguste Rodin

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From marriage bed to painted pottery: on Geothe's collection

The writer seriously collected maiolica—and enjoyed its light relief and eroticism