Goethe: Faust Part One by Nicholas BoyleGoethe: Faust Part One by Nicholas Boyle

Goethe: Faust Part One

byNicholas Boyle

Paperback | November 28, 1986

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Nicholas Boyle begins with a fascinating survey of earlier versions of the Faust story. He then offers a detailed reading of Faust Part One, emphasising the poetic and dramatic coherence of the work and tracing its links with the thought and culture of Goethe's time. The play emerges as a tragic poem which may, to a certain extent, be read independently of Faust Part Two.

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Title:Goethe: Faust Part OneFormat:PaperbackDimensions:152 pages, 7.99 × 5 × 0.35 inPublished:November 28, 1986Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521314127

ISBN - 13:9780521314121

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Table of Contents

Preface; Chronology; 1. Goethe and the Faust tradition; 2. A modern Faust; 3. The wager; 4. Love; 5. Guilt; 6. Tragedy; 7. After Part One, and before; 8. Faust's posterity; Guide to further reading.