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Faust, Part One: Part One

Faust, Part One: Part One

Goethe, J. W. Von
Luke, David

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Series: Oxford World's Classics

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ISBN10: 019953621X
ISBN13: 9780199536214
Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr
Published: Jul 15 2008
Pages: 240
Weight: 0.43
Height: 0.64 Width: 5.05 Depth: 7.81
Language: English
This new translation, in rhymed verse, of Goethe's Faust--one of the greatest dramatic and poetic masterpieces of European literature--preserves the essence of Goethe's meaning without resorting either to an overly literal, archaic translation or to an overly modern idiom. It remains the
nearest equivalent rendering of the German ever achieved.

The legend of Faust grew up in the sixteenth century, a time of transition between medieval and modern culture in Germany. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) adopted the story of the wandering conjuror who accepts Mephistopheles's offer of a pact, selling his soul for the devil's greater

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