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Goethe and Faust

F. M. Stawell

Goethe and Faust

an interpretation : with passages newly translatedinto English verse

by F. M. Stawell

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Published by G. Bell & Sons in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, -- 1749-1832.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby F. Melian Stawell and G. Lowes Dickinson.
    ContributionsDickinson, Goldsworthy Lowes.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16819211M

    Faust, two-part dramatic work by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Part I was published in and Part II in , after the author’s death. The supreme work of Goethe’s later years, Faust is sometimes considered Germany’s greatest contribution to world literature. Part I sets out the magician Faust’s. Faust is the protagonist of a classic German legend; a highly successful scholar, but also dissatisfied with his life, and so makes a deal with the devil, exchanging his soul for unlimited knowledge and worldly pleasures. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust is a tragic play in two parts. It is Goethe's most famous work and considered by many to.

    Faust has long been considered one of the most important works of European literature ever Wolfgang von Goethe began writing Faust in the s while still a young man, spending most of his adult life on the was finally finished almost 50 years later, near the end of his is a philosophical drama full of humor, satire, and tragedy. The best translation of Faust available, this volume provides the original German text and its English counterpart on facing pages. Walter Kaufmann's translation conveys the poetic beauty and rhythm as well as the complex depth of Goethe's language. Includes Part One and selections from Part Two.4/5(K).

    Part I: Prelude On Stage (Director, Dramatist, Comedian) Director You two, who’ve often stood by me, In times of need, when trouble’s breaking, Say what success our undertaking 35File Size: KB. Faust has been called the fundamental icon of Western culture, and Goethe's inexhaustible poetic drama is the centrepiece of its tradition in literature, music and art.


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