Faust: A Tragedy in two Parts With the Urfaust download free [PDF and Ebook] by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Faust: A Tragedy in two Parts With the Urfaust download free [PDF and Ebook] by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe year 1999
  • Book name: Faust: A Tragedy in two Parts With the Urfaust
  • Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
  • Release date: 1999/11/25
  • Publisher: WORDSWORTH EDITIONS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Fiction
  • ISBN: 9781840221152
  • Rating: 7.22 of 10
  • Votes: 247
  • Review by: Everleigh Ratcliff
  • Review rating: 7.08 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/22
  • Total pages: 496
  • Includes a PDF summary of 55 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Translated, with an Introduction and Notes by John R. Williams.Goethe'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 and his struggle against the nihilism of his diabolical companion Mephistopheles.Part 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 civilisation.This 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 it.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 29H20M48S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Plays, Playscripts, Classic Books & Novels, Poetry By Individual Poets
  • Available formats: EPUB, MobiPocket, WORD, PDF, TXT, GIF, TXTz, DOC. Compressed in ARC, RAR, ISO, ZIP, CBZ, TAR.Z
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 7.39 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x25mm
  • Weight: 307g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Herts, United Kingdom
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