Goethe s Faust

In Goethe's reworking of the story two hundred years later, Faust becomes a dissatisfied intellectual who yearns for "more than earthly meat and drink" in his life. - Amazon (summary for a later edition of this title).

Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Category: German drama

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Faust is the protagonist of a classic German legend. He is a scholar who is highly successful yet dissatisfied with his life, so he makes a pact with the Devil, exchanging his soul for unlimited knowledge and worldly pleasures. The Faust legend has been the basis for many literary, artistic, cinematic, and musical works that have reinterpreted it through the ages. Faust and the adjective Faustian imply a situation in which an ambitious person surrenders moral integrity in order to achieve power and success for a delimited term. The Faust of early books - as well as the ballads, dramas, movies, and puppet-plays which grew out of them - is irrevocably damned because he prefers human to divine knowledge; "he laid the Holy Scriptures behind the door and under the bench, refused to be called doctor of Theology, but preferred to be styled doctor of Medicine". Plays and comic puppet theatre loosely based on this legend were popular throughout Germany in the 16th century, often reducing Faust and Mephistopheles to figures of vulgar fun. The story was popularised in England by Christopher Marlowe, who gave it a classic treatment in his play, The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus. In Goethe's reworking of the story two hundred years later, Faust becomes a dissatisfied intellectual who yearns for "more than earthly meat and drink" in his life. - Amazon (summary for a later edition of this title).

Faust

Author: John Ryskamp

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Goethe s Faust Parts I and Ii

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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ISBN: 9781290854061

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Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.

Faust

Faust and Margarete ( Gretchen ) The Faust - Margarete romance is an episode
in Faust ' s life which Goethe invented and it is one that was coloured by his own
experience . While a student at Strassburg University , Goethe had fallen in love ...

Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Publisher: Manchester University Press

ISBN: 9780719005701

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Goethe fue un poeta, novelista, dramaturgo y cientifico aleman que ayudo a fundar el romanticismo, movimiento al que influencio profundamente. En palabras de George Eliot fue el mas grande hombre de letras aleman... y el ultimo verdadero hombre universal que camino sobre la tierra. Su obra, que abarca generos como la novela, la poesia lirica, el drama e incluso controvertidos tratados cientificos, dejo una profunda huella en importantes escritores, compositores, pensadores y artistas posteriores, siendo incalculable en la filosofia alemana posterior y constante fuente de inspiracion para todo tipo de obras."

Framing Faust

n the first transcription we have of the legend of Faust, the Spies Historia of 1587,
he is a showman and entertainer as well as a quester after knowledge. In the
early versions, which include Christopher Marlowe's The Tragical History of
Doctor ...

Author: Inez Hedges

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In this interdisciplinary cultural history that encompasses film, literature, music, and drama, Inez Hedges follows the thread of the Faustian rebel in the major intellectual currents of the last hundred years. She presents Faust and his counterpart Mephistopheles as antagonistic— yet complementary— figures whose productive conflict was integral to such phenomena as the birth of narrative cinema, the rise of modernist avant-gardes before World War II, and feminist critiques of Western cultural traditions. Framing Faust: Twentieth-Century Cultural Struggles pursues a dialectical approach to cultural history. Using the probing lens of cultural studies, Hedges shows how claims to the Faustian legacy permeated the struggle against Nazism in the 1930s while infusing not only the search for socialist utopias in Russia, France, and Germany, but also the quest for legitimacy on both sides of the Cold War divide after 1945. Hedges balances new perspectives on such well-known works as Thomas Mann’ s Dr. Faustus and Jack Kerouac’ s Dr. Sax with discussions of previously overlooked twentieth-century expressions of the Faust myth, including American film noir and the Faust films of Stan Brakhage. She evaluates musical compositions— Hanns Eisler’ s Faust libretto, the opera Votre Faust by Henri Pousseur and Michel Butor, and Alfred Schnittke’ s Faust Cantata— as well as works of fiction and drama in French and German, many of which have heretofore never been discussed outside narrow disciplinary confines. Enhanced by twenty-four illustrations, Framing Faust provides a fascinating and focused narrative of some of the major cultural struggles of the past century as seen through the Faustian prism, and establishes Faust as an important present-day frame of reference.

Faust

figures as the only attendant upon Faust. So soon as Kasperl is left alone, he is
driven by curiosity to peep into Faust's Book of Magic, and succeeds with much
difficulty in spelling out two words : Berlik, a spell to call up devils, and Berluk, ...

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Goethe s Faust

co What Faust Wants : “ Night ” and “ Outside the City Gate ” Although we have by
no means yet penetrated into the ultimate play within the play , with “ Night ” we
have finally arrived at the story of Faust proper . Once again , then , it becomes ...

Author: Jane K. Brown

Publisher: Cornell University Press

ISBN: 9780801493904

Category: Drama

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Provides a fresh interpretation of the nineteenth-century German masterpiece, describes Goethe's attitudes towards writers, composers, and artists, and suggests that he saw all art as a part of a tradition

Goethe s Faust

Goethe's. Faust: theatre,. meta-theatre,. tragedy. Martin Swales In this chapter I
want to stress two matters in particular. One is that there is an omnipresence of
abundant, kaleidoscopic theatricality in Goethe's Faust project. The other is that
that ...

Author: Hans Schulte

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139496085

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Faust has been called the fundamental icon of Western culture, and Goethe's inexhaustible poetic drama is the centrepiece of its tradition in literature, music and art. In recent years, this play has experienced something of a renaissance, with a surge of studies, theatre productions, press coverage and public discussions. Reflecting this renewed interest, leading Goethe scholars in this volume explore the play's striking modernity within its theatrical framework. The chapters present new aspects such as the virtuality of Faust, the music drama, the modernization of evil, Faust's blindness, the gay Mephistopheles, classic beauty and horror as phantasmagoria, and Goethe's anticipation of modern science, economics and ecology. The book contains an illustrated section on Faust in modern performance, with contributions by renowned directors, critics and dramaturges, and a major interview with Peter Stein, director of the uncut 'millennium production' of Expo 2000.

Fortunes of Faust

Passing through the fiery furnace of Elizabethan poetic and dramatic genius , the
Faust - legend emerged with the dross very largely purified from the countenance
of the hero . Waist - high he Marlowe , Tragical History , p . 90 . • Ibid . p .

Author: E. M. Butler

Publisher: CUP Archive

ISBN: 9780521295529

Category: Literary Criticism

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A critical look Faust in modern literature.

Faust I II

CHRONOLOGY OF THE COMPOSITION OF FAUST 307 1828 1829f . 1830
1830f . 1831 Opening scenes of Act II ( v . 6566 – 7004 ) . — Faust II , v . 4613 -
6036 , published as a continuation of Faust I ( to which v . 4335 – 42 are added ) .

Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691036564

Category: Drama

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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.

Goethe Faust Part One

Chapter 5 Guilt ( Forest , Cavern - Gretchen ' s Room - Martha ' s Garden - At the
Well – Town Wall , Alley – Night ( Street outside Gretchen ' s door ) – Cathedral )
Recognising their incompatibility , Faust withdraws from Gretchen , and finds the
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Author: Nicholas Boyle

Publisher: CUP Archive

ISBN: 9780521314121

Category: Literary Criticism

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Offers a survey of early Faust stories and a detailed reading of Faust Part One.

Faust

Goethe said that all his works were "one long confession," and certainly into
Faust, this greatest masterwork of German literature, on which he worked sixty
years, he welded his own search for the meaning of existence and of the soul.
From the ...

Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Publisher: New Directions Publishing

ISBN: 9780811200561

Category: Drama

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Goethe said that all his works were "one long confession," and certainly into Faust, this greatest masterwork of German literature, on which he worked sixty years, he welded his own search for meaning of existence and of the soul.

The Philosophy of Goethe s Faust

V FAUST SEEKS SATISFACTION IN HELLENISM There is a curious notion
abroad that the poet is a sort of Aeolian harp, which sounds only when the wind
blows, or a sort of sailing ship, whose sails hang limp against the masts when
they are ...

Author: Thomas Davidson

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Category: Poetry

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The author tells in these six lectures what the play has come to mean to him, & has sought to lay bare its "philosophical or ethical skeleton."

Faust a Tragedy

Faust. If I can but keep my senses ! This is a fair with a vengeance ! Mepiiistophei.
es. The whole throng struggles upwards. You think to shove, and you yourself are
shoved. Faust. Who, then, is that? Mephistophelks. Mark her well, that is Lilith.

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Goethes Faust The second part

Surely these words from the highest possible authority are a sufficient warning
against every attempt to read into Faust an all - pervading unity of purpose . It
was not written to point a moral or expound a thesis , and one should beware of ...

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The English Faust Book

I Introduction THE FAUST BOOKS AND THE FAUST LEGEND The ' History of the
Damnable Life and Deserved Death of Doctor John Faustus ' , commonly known
as the English Faust Book ( EFB ) , was published perhaps as early as 1588 ...

Author: John Henry Jones

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521175036

Category: Literary Collections

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A 1994 scholarly edition of a major Renaissance text linked with Marlowe's Dr Faustus.

Faust tr into Engl verse with notes by J S Blackie

It was certainly a very pious motive that induced Neumann , a student of
Wittenberg , to attempt removing from his alma mater the shame of having given
birth , or even education , to such a notorious character as Doctor Faust ; but truth
often ...

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Faust with notes by G G Zerffi

It is to be lamented that so beautiful and poetical an idea should be an unfinished
sketch ; but that the reader may be enabled to judge for himself of the deep
meaning and the true philosophy contained in the “ Faust - Saga ” we quote a
most ...

Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Faust

Wagner enters, (Act V), announcing two students have come to pay a visit, and
Faust presumes they are seeking a tutor. The two students heard of his new
endeavours, and actually brought Faust two magic books, describing the
knowledge ...

Author: E. A. Bucchianeri

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1434390608

Category: Literary Criticism

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A comprehensive exploration of Dr. Faust, the man who sold his soul to the devil, and those who lived to tell his tale. Volume I includes: New insights into the life and times of the historical Dr. Faustus, the notorious occultist and charlatan who reputedly declared the devil was his ´brother-in-law´. A detailed study of the first Faust books and the popular Faustian folk tales. Original discussions on Christopher Marlowe´s famous drama and his `atheistic´ rendition of the Faustian myth, including a unique and controversial analysis of the A and B texts. The days of the Faust puppet plays. Gotthold Ephraim Lessing´s unfinished Faust drama. Volume II features: A unique, in-depth account of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe´s masterpiece, Faust, Parts One and Two. An examination of the early sketches of his classic drama. Includes detailed explanations of Goethe´s hidden symbolism in the text, his interest in history and science, the occult, alchemy, Freemasonry and his warnings to future generations.

Faust

Faust . Faust . Very well . And what must I give in re - Ed , in premio che brami da
me ? turn ? Mephistopheles . Mephistopheles . A trifle . Almost nothing . Tel dirò
poco io vo , Here shall I be at thy service ; Al tuo comando or qui son io .

Author: Charles Gounod

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Category: Operas

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