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Prometheus and Faust : the Promethean revolt in drama from classical antiquity to Goethe

Author: Timothy Richard Wutrich
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995.
Series: Contributions to the study of world literature, no. 62.
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This study explores the Prometheus myth from its preliterary origins through treatments in Greek by Hesiod, Aeschylus, Plato and Lucian, as well as in Latin literature and Roman theatricals. The  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wutrich, Timothy Richard.
Prometheus and Faust.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995
(OCoLC)604896436
Named Person: Prometheus, (Greek deity); Faust; Faust; Prometheus, (Greek deity)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Richard Wutrich
ISBN: 0313292442 9780313292446
OCLC Number: 31754944
Description: xi, 171 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Prometheus and Faust? --
2. Prometheus Emerges: The Prometheus Myth before Aeschylus --
3. Prometheus Rebels: Prometheus in the Aeschylean Drama --
4. Prometheus in the Greek and Roman Traditions after Aeschylus --
5. Prometheus Transformed and Transposed: Faustus as the Reformation Prometheus --
6. Prometheus, Faust, and Goethe --
7. Conclusion.
Series Title: Contributions to the study of world literature, no. 62.
Responsibility: Timothy Richard Wutrich.

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?A commendable study, Wutrich's book also offers informative footnotes, and extensive bibliography, and a carefully arranged index.?-Symposium

 
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