Mann und Weib, and Baby Makes Two: Gender and Family in Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s Sequel to The Magic Flute

Latter-day Saints never tired of pointing out that Restoration scriptures and revelations could not come forth in any other place than America. But the Restoration also came forth in a specific time, a period of important historical movements and cultural developments. It behooves us to deepen our understanding of the profound importance to the Restoration of the historical moment—not only through our study of political, religious, and biographical documents of the time but also through a careful consideration of the literature and art that interact with some of the most profound cultural and historical discourses of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.

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