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Faust Der Tragödie erster und zweiter Teil

IvilisationThis new translation of both parts of Faust preserves the poetic character of the original its tragic pathos and hilarious comedy In addition John Williams has translated the Urfaust a fascinating glimpse into the young Goethe's imagination and a selection from the draft scenarios for the Walpurgis Night witches' sabbath material so ribald and blasphemous that Goethe did not dare publish i. Senior year at Grinnell College was an intellectual idyll Days were spent studying in a private library cubicle evenings working as a bartender

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Translated with an Introduction and Notes by John R WilliamsGoethe's Faust is a classic of European literature Based on the fable of the man who traded his soul for superhuman powers and knowledge it became the life's work of Germany's greatest poet Beginning with an intriguing wager between God and Satan it charts the life of a deeply flawed individual his struggle against the nihilism of his diabol. Faust Johann Wolfgang von GoetheFaust is a tragic play in two parts by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe usually known in English as Faust Part One an

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Ical companion MephistophelesPart One presents Faust's pact with the Devil and the harrowing tragedy of his love affair with the young Gretchen Part Two shows Faust's experience in the world of public affairs including his encounter with Helen of Troy the emblem of classical beauty and culture The whole is a symbolic and panoramic commentary on the human condition and on modern European history and c. This is a re read for me since I read excerpts of the first act in college I enjoyed reading this and enjoyed the Walter Kaufmann translation T


About the Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a German writer George Eliot called him Germany's greatest man of letters and the last true polymath to walk the earth Goethe's works span the fields of poetry drama literature theology humanism and science Goethe's magnum opus lauded as one of the peaks of world literature is the two part drama Faust Goethe's other well known literary works include h



10 thoughts on “Faust Der Tragödie erster und zweiter Teil

  1. says:

    StudentHey Professor I could use a handI just read a play I didn’t understandProfessorAnd what was this play pray?Student Faust the one you assigned the other dayI simply can’t wrap my mind around it;I read it carefully but I am left confoundedProfessorI have alas studied philosophyLiterature history and poetryI have

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    Faust Johann Wolfgang von GoetheFaust is a tragic play in two parts by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe usually known in English as Faust Part One and Faust Part Two Although rarely staged in its entirety it is the play with the largest audience numb

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    Faust Johann Wolfgang von GoetheJohann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust is a tragic play in two parts usually known in English as Faust Part One and Faust Part Two Although rarely staged in its entirety it is the play with the largest audience numbers on German language stages Faust is considered by many to be Goet

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    This is a re read for me since I read excerpts of the first act in college I enjoyed reading this and enjoyed the Walter Kaufmann translation The concept of the devil witchcraft selling one's sole and the downward spiral that follows such an ordeal has always intrigued me I tend to read the introduction and that was 56 pages of valuable information about the philosophical framework characters historical back

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    `My name is Ozymandias King of KingsLook on my works ye mighty and despair' Percy Bysshe Shelley 'Ozymandias'Wer i

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    Here I am a speck of flesh and bones in the vast ocean of time rating and attempting to review this timeless masterpiece

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    Yep it's actually epic fantasy Don't let the stage actors or the music and the poetry fool you There's demons vast battlefields an epic battle for one's soul with TWO WHOLE HOSTS fighting and of course there's that thing about the toothpick and getting Helen of Troy pregnantThe original is in German There MIGHT b

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    Faust has definitely inspired a great many other works of fiction I still remember people complaining in the early 2000's a complaint which had been going on since the 1980's that the 2nd Care Bears film was supposedly referencing Faust and tr

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    Senior year at Grinnell College was an intellectual idyll Days were spent studying in a private library cubicle evenings working as a bartender at the college's pub nights writing at my desk or reading abed The primary bedtime books that year were the Kepler in Latin and English The Jerusalem Bible and Goethe's Faust Faus

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    I'm glad I read this if only because my preconceptions of this work have been shattered It's not loaded with philosophy in fact there are hardly any abstruse passages It's got a modern feel; according to Kaufmann's introduction earlier Victorian translations are what made it seem not I pictured Brecht puppets in many of the scenes It's funny; humor runs almost throughout especially in the speech of Mephisto who of course is entertaining tha

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