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Faustus : from the German of Goethe

Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Samuel Taylor Coleridge; Frederick Burwick; James C McKusick
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The major work of German literature, Johan Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust (1808), was translated into English by One of Britain's most capable mediators of German literature and philosophy, Samuel Taylor Coleridge." "Goethe himself twice referred to Coleridge's translation of his Faust. Because his translation reveals revisions and reworkings of Coleridge's earlier works, his Faust contributes significantly to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
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Named Person: Faust; Faust; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Samuel Taylor Coleridge; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Samuel Taylor Coleridge; Frederick Burwick; James C McKusick
ISBN: 9780199229680 0199229686
OCLC Number: 86166546
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: liv, 343 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (trans.), The Faustus of Goethe --
Germaine de Staël, Germany, Part II, Ch. 23 --
George Soane (trans.), Extracts from Göthe's Tragedy of Faustus, explanatory of the plates by Retsch --
Daniel Boileau (trans.), Retsch's series of twenty-six outlines illustrative of Goethe's Tragedy of Faust --
John Anster (trans.), "The Faustus of Goethe" --
Lord Francis Leveson-Gower (trans.), Faust : a drama by Goethe --
Stylometric analysis of the Faust translations.
Responsibility: translated by Samuel Taylor Coleridge ; edited by Frederick Burwick and James C. McKusick.

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An edition of an 1821 translation of Goethe's Faust, which the editors, both eminent scholars of Romantic literature, conclude to have been written by the great English poet, Samuel Taylor Coleridge.  Read more...

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