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Faust I & II, Volume 2 : Goethe's Collected Works - Updated Edition
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Faust I & II, Volume 2 : Goethe's Collected Works - Updated Edition - softcover


Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Translator: Stuart Atkins
Editor: Stuart Atkins
ISBN: 9780691162294
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Year: Apr 2014
Language: English 
Pages: 360
Weight: 401g


One of the great classics of European literature, Faust is Goethe’s most complex and profound work. To tell the dramatic and tragic story of one man’s pact with the Devil in exchange for knowledge and power, Goethe drew from an immense variety of cultural and historical material, and a wealth of poetic and theatrical traditions. What results is a tour de force illustrating Goethe’s own moral and artistic development, and a symbolic, cautionary tale of Western humanity striving restlessly and ruthlessly for progress.


Capturing the sense, poetic variety, and tonal range of the German original in present-day English, Stuart Atkins’s translation presents the formal and rhythmic dexterity of Faust in all its richness and beauty, without recourse to archaisms or interpretive elaborations.


Featuring a new introduction by David Wellbery, this Princeton Classics edition of Faust is the definitive English version of a timeless masterpiece.

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