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Faust
     

Faust

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by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
 

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Goethe's most complex and profound work, "Faust" was the effort of the great poet's entire lifetime. Written over 60 years, it can be read as a document of Goethe's moral and artistic development. "Faust" is made available to the English reader in a completely new translation that communicates both its poetic variety and its many levels of tone. The language is

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Goethe's most complex and profound work, "Faust" was the effort of the great poet's entire lifetime. Written over 60 years, it can be read as a document of Goethe's moral and artistic development. "Faust" is made available to the English reader in a completely new translation that communicates both its poetic variety and its many levels of tone. The language is present-day English, and Goethe's formal and rhythmic variety is reproduced in all its richness.

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This edition of Goethe's , translated by Walter Arndt (emeritus, humanities, Dartmouth College), contains over 100 pages of interpretive notes, as well as excerpts from both contemporary and modern criticism and analysis of the piece. Hamlin (German and comparative literature, Yale U.) offers extensive introductory and supporting material which will allow readers to gain a deeper understanding of Goethe's masterpiece. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788182520271
Publisher:
Book Sales, Inc.
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Pages:
544

Meet the Author

Goethe wurde am 28.8.1749 in Frankfurt(Main) geboren. Er begann sein Studium der Jura 1768 in Leipzig, das er aber wegen einer schweren Krankheit unterbrach und 1771 in Straßburg fortsetzte. Auf Einladung von Herzog Carl August zog er nach Weimar, wo er ab 1776 im Staatsdienst arbeitete. 1786-1788 erste Italienreise, 1790 zweite Italienreise. Goethe starb am 22.3.1832 in Weimar.

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Faust (Illustrated + link to FREE audiobook download + Active TOC) 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I was disappointed in my purchase. Instead I bought a new physical copy with the Harry Clarke artwork which was the only good thing about this version.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Arabic and other unreadable characters
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