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The Faust of Goethe.

The Faust of Goethe.

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Published by A.H. Moxon in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby W.H. Colquhoun.
SeriesEnglish and American drama of the nineteenth century
ContributionsColquhoun, W. H.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination327 p.
Number of Pages327
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17465370M
OCLC/WorldCa9257393

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About Faust. Goethe’s masterpiece and perhaps the greatest work in German literature, Faust has made the legendary German alchemist one of the central myths of the Western world. Here indeed is a monumental Faust, an audacious man boldly wagering with the devil, Mephistopheles, that no magic, sensuality, experience, or knowledge can lead him to a moment he would wish to last forever. Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe is considered to be one of the finest works of prose in all of English literature. The book was introduced and annotated by Walter Kaufmann, a noted German translator and philosopher. In addition to Kaufmann's lengthy introduction, the book is broken into five sections of the actual text.

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The German writer Gotthold Lessing undertook the salvation of Faust in an unfinished play (). Lessing, an enlightened rationalist, saw Faust’s pursuit of knowledge as noble and arranged for the hero’s reconciliation with God. This was the approach also adopted by Goethe, who was the outstanding chronicler of the Faust verse drama Faust (Part I, ; Part II, ) makes of.

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Choose the part of Faust which you want to read from the table of contents to get started. Faust, the mature Goethe’s protagonist par excellence, very nearly does so. Faust instead fights for a life. Goethe published the first part of Faust inwhile Napoleon forced on Europe the French Revolutionary view that society could be transformed by reason, casting aside faith and tradition.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe () adopted the story of the wandering conjuror who accepts Mephistopheles's offer of a pact, selling his soul for the devil's greater knowledge; over a period of 60 years he produced one of the greatest dramatic and poetic masterpieces of European Luke's recent translation, specially commissioned for The World's Classics series, has all the virtues.

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