How Long to Read Laocoon

By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

How Long Does it Take to Read Laocoon?

It takes the average reader 5 hours and 8 minutes to read Laocoon by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

Assuming a reading speed of 250 words per minute. Learn more


Originally published in 1766, the "Laocoon" has been called the first modern attempt to define the distinctive spheres of art and poetry, and its author, Lessing, the first modern esthetician. Lessing invented the modern concept of the artistic medium and modernist assumptions of the uniqueness of the individual arts. A new Foreword by Michael Fried emphasizes Lessing's current importance regarding trends in art history and literary theory. (Philosophy)

How long is Laocoon?

Laocoon by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing is 304 pages long, and a total of 77,216 words.

This makes it 103% the length of the average book. It also has 94% more words than the average book.

How Long Does it Take to Read Laocoon Aloud?

The average oral reading speed is 183 words per minute. This means it takes 7 hours and 1 minute to read Laocoon aloud.

What Reading Level is Laocoon?

Laocoon is suitable for students ages 12 and up.

Note that there may be other factors that effect this rating besides length that are not factored in on this page. This may include things like complex language or sensitive topics not suitable for students of certain ages.

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