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Book Information: Stella

Stella (1776) [Play]
by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Cecelia and her daughter arrive at an inn near the residence of the Baroness Stella, where the daughter is going to become her companion. But it soon becomes clear that Cecelia has secrets which she is not telling and that both women's lives are entangled in the infidelity of a single man.

Goethe's original version of the play, performed in 1776, had a happy ending. He revised it in 1806, giving it a more conventional tragic turn which ends with the death of several of the characters. This is the version usually printed.

Original title: Stella
Original languages: German

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Genre: Drama and Plays

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Early Verse Drama and Prose Plays (1988) [Collection]
      Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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