Gedichte - Lyrik
German Poetry in German and English
Wer reitet so spät durch Nacht und Wind?
Es ist der Vater mit seinem Kind;
Who rides so late through the night and wind?
It's the father with his child;
J.W. Goethe, Erlkönig/Erlking
German verse with prose translation
On this page you'll find links to bilingual versions of poetry in German. Each poem is presented in the orginal German with either a prose/free-form English translation or, in some cases, a poetic translation into English.
Contents - Inhalt
GOETHE-GEDICHTE - Poetry by Goethe
- Erlkönig (Erlking, 1782)
- Gefunden (Found)
- Wandrers Nachtlied II (Wayfarer's Night Song II)
- Die Gretchenfrage aus Faust I (The Gretchen Question from Faust I)
- Der Zauberlehrling (The Sorcerer's Apprentice) - with poetic translation
MORE > J.W. Goethe: Main Page
UHLAND-GEDICHTE - Poetry by Ludwig Uhland
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Deutsche Lyrik - German Poetry
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