Faust

Faust

by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Enduring legend of the old philosopher who sells his soul to the devil in exchange for knowledge and power.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781722113537
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 07/01/2018
Pages: 342
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.71(d)

About the Author

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
The Text of Faust. A Tragedy1
The Tragedy's First Part12
Walpurgis Night110
Walpurgis Night's Dream or the Golden Wedding of Oberon and Titania. Intermezzo120
The Tragedy's Second Part in Five Acts135
Act I135
Act II187
Classical Walpurgis Night199
Act III [Helena. Classical-Romantic Phantasmagoria]241
Act IV287
Act V313
Interpretive Notes345
Contexts493
Selected Illustrations for Faust494
The Composition of Faust505
Goethe on Faust514
From Goethe's Autobiography514
From Italian Journey515
Faust Plan of 1800515
From Goethe's Correspondence with Schiller, 1794-1801516
Outline of the Contents for Part Two521
Second Sketch for the Announcement of the Helena523
From Goethe's Letters and His Conversations with Eckermann530
Comments by Contemporaries550
[Response to the Newly Published Fragment of Faust]550
[First Impression of Faust]551
[Review of the Fragment of 1790]552
[On Hamlet and Faust as Philosophical Tragedies]553
[On Faust as Tragicomedy]555
[Paraphrase of Faust, from The Phenomenology of Mind]557
"Faustus"558
[First Notice of Faust in English]560
[Faust]563
"Goethe"565
[General Remarks on Goethe]567
Modern Criticism571
[Survey of the Faust Theme]573
Faust as Doctor of Theology586
Interrupted Tragedy as a Structural Principal in Faust598
[Goethe's Faust as Modern Epic]611
[Faust and Discourse Networks]634
The Presence of the Sign in Goethe's Faust650
The Economics of Translation in Goethe's Faust668
[The Spirit of Water: Faust, Part Two, Act II]688
[The Ethics of Faust's Last Actions]704
[Faust as Developer]715
What the Lovers in the Old Songs Thought728
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: A Chronology731
Selected Bibliography735

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Faust 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A great translation of both Parts 1 and 2 at the right price. beautifully presented.