The Faust Myth: Religion and the Rise of Representation by D. Hawkes
This book traces the evolution of the Faust myth from the Sixteenth century to modern times. The authors studied include Marlowe, Calderon, Milton, Goethe, Byron, Dostoevsky, Wilde, Thomas Mann, and Salman Rushdie.
David Hawkes is associate professor of English at Lehigh University.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Selling the Soul: Aristotle, J.L. Austin and Jacques Derrida Faust and Witchcraft: Augustine, Aquinas, Luther, and Johan Spies's Faust-book Faust on Stage: Theatricality, Marlowe, Greene and the Puppet-plays Faust and Alienation: Milton and the Manichees Faust and Don Juan: Feminism, Calderon, de Molina, Moliere, Byron and George Sand Faust and Enlightenment: Marx, Hegel, Goethe and the Alchemy of Capital Modernist Faust: Spengler, Nietzsche, Dostoevsky, Wilde and Thomas Mann Faust and Globalization: Magic in the Postcolonial World, Salman Rushdie and Ngugi Wa' Thiongo