Description - Memoirs of a Good-for-nothing by Joseph von Eichendorff
Eichendorff's prose masterpiece - a picaresque account of the wanderings of a young man who leaves home after a row with his father, and who eventually finds love with the girl of his dreams - is one of the best-known classics of German literature. Deeply imbued with the style and sentiment of German Romanticism, and philosophical and poetic in its approach to nature and existence, "Memoirs of a Good-for-Nothing" is at once an exhilarating romp and an exemplary distillation of nineteenth-century thought.
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Author Biography - Joseph von Eichendorff
Joseph von Eichendorff (17881857) is best known for his Romantic poetry and prose tales. Ronald Taylor isa scholar and authorwho specializes in German intellectual history."