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Faust : a tragedy : parts one & two, fully revised

Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Martin Greenberg
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : English : Complete editionView all editions and formats
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A classic of World Literature, Goethe's Faust is a philosophical and poetic drama full of pathos, tragedy, satire, irony, and humor. Martin Greenberg renders not only the text's varied meters and rhymes but also its diverse tones and styles - dramatic and lyrical, reflective and farcical, pathetic and coarse, colloquial and soaring. His translations of Faust has been widely praised as the most faithful, readable,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Tragedies
Poetry
Tragedies (Drama)
Drama
Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Faust; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Faust; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Faust
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Martin Greenberg
ISBN: 9780300189698 0300189699
OCLC Number: 883362999
Notes: "Parts One and Two published separately ... in 1992 and 1998"--Title page verso.
Description: xxv, 467 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Faust.
Responsibility: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ; translated from the German by Martin Greenberg ; introduction by W. Daniel Wilson.

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Presents a philosophical and poetic drama full of satire, irony, humour and tragedy. This book creates the text's varied metre and rhyme and also its diverse tones and styles - dramatic and lyrical,  Read more...

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"Greenberg is quite remarkable, and at his best truly brilliant, in evoking the poetic `feel' of Goethe's original. I do not believe that any other version of Faust has attempted anything quite like Read more...

 
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