Faust: A Tragedy, Parts One and Two, Fully Revised by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Faust: A Tragedy, Parts One and Two, Fully Revised

byJohann Wolfgang von Goethe, Martin Greenberg, W. Daniel Wilson

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A classic of world literature, Goethe’s Faust is a philosophical and poetic drama full of satire, irony, humor, and tragedy. Martin Greenberg re-creates not only the text’s varied meter and rhyme but also its diverse tones and styles—dramatic and lyrical, reflective and farcical, pathetic and coarse, colloquial and soaring. His rendition of Faust is the first faithful, readable, and elegantly written translation of Goethe’s masterpiece available in English. At last, the Greenberg Faust is available in a single volume, together with a thoroughly updated translation, preface, and notes.
 
“Greenberg has accomplished a magnificent literary feat. He has taken a great German work, until now all but inaccessible to English readers, and made it into a sparkling English poem, full of verve and wit. Greenberg's translation lives; it is done in a modern idiom but with respect for the original text; I found it a joy to read.”—Irving Howe (on the earlier edition)
 
 

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Title:Faust: A Tragedy, Parts One and Two, Fully RevisedFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:July 1, 2014Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0300190719

ISBN - 13:9780300190717

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