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Faust a tragedy. Translated, in the original metres ... by Bayard Taylor. Authorised ed., published by special arrangement with Mrs. Bayard Taylor. With a biographical introd. by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Published by Ward, Lock in London .
Written in English

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SeriesMinerva Library of famous books
LC ClassificationsPT2026 F2 T3 1890
The Physical Object
Number of Pages636
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19809220M

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Faust has long been considered one of the most important works of European literature ever eduevazquez.com Wolfgang von Goethe began writing Faust in the s while still a young man, spending most of his adult life on the eduevazquez.com was finally finished almost 50 years later, near the end of his eduevazquez.com is a philosophical drama full of humor, satire, and tragedy. Dec 16,  · Faust - Goethe BOOK REVIEW Better Than Food. Loading Unsubscribe from Better Than Food? Cancel Unsubscribe. Working Subscribe Subscribed Unsubscribe K. Loading. What the myth of Faust can teach us. Faust casts aside his scholarship in order to become a man of action, redrafting the opening of St John's Gospel: “In the beginning was the Deed”. Part. In both these popular editions of the "Faust-Book," the famed magician's deeds and pact with the devil are recounted, along with much pious moralizing about his sinfulness and final damnation. It was in this version that the legend took on a permanent form.