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Faust By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Summary

Based on the fable of a man who traded his soul for superhuman powers and knowledge, "Faust" became the life work of the German poet, Goethe. The poem charts the life of a deeply flawed individual and his fight against despair and the nihilism of the devil.

Faust Summary

Faust: Pt.1 by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

'Let's plunge ourselves into the roar of time, The whirl of accident: may pain and pleasure, Success and failure, shift as they will - It's only action that can make a man.' Based on the fable of a man who traded his soul for superhuman powers and knowledge, FAUST became the life work of Germany's greatest poet, Goethe. It is a dramatic poem charting the life of a deeply flawed individual and his fight against despair and the nihilism of the Devil.

About Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) wrote a number of dramatic works including GOETZ VON BERLICHINGEN, WERTHER a tragic romance, EGMONT, another tragedy, IPHIGENIE AUF TAURIS and TORQUATO TASSO. Randall Jarrell (1914-65) wrote poetry, fiction and criticism. He was a professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Additional information

GOR001948456
9780140448238
0140448233
Faust: Pt.1 by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2002-04-25
336
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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