This collection of essays on Goethe's Faust by prominent American and German scholars explores the work's significance in the context of recent historical, political, and scholarly developments and points to new directions for research. Topics include translation (into Indo-European languages), Faust's relationship to Mephistopheles, Faust and the feminine, sexual imagery, gothic allusions, musical representations of Faust, political and moral implications, Faust in the contemporary theatre, devils in German literature, Faust in the continuing debate over modern and postmodern, Goethe's stylistic use of complementary points of view, and his use of myth.
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd ISBN: 9781879751491 Number of pages: 296 Weight: 606 g Dimensions: 579 x 386 x 20 mm
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