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Faust (Norton Critical Editions)

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Publisher Comments:

This edition presents Parts I and II complete. Cyrus Hamlin provides essential supporting material for this difficult text, and his Interpretive Notes have been expanded and reset in larger, easy-to-read type. "Comments by Contemporaries" includes short pieces by Margaret Fuller, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Thomas Carlyle, and Wilhelm von Humboldt. "Modern Criticism"--comprised of ten essays newly added to the Second Edition--presents the perspectives of Stuart Atkins, Jaroslav Pelikan, Benjamin Bennett, Franco Moretti, Friedrich A. Kittler, Neil M. Flax, Marc Shell, Jane Brown, Hans Rudolf Vaget, and Marshall Berman. A Selected Bibliography is included.

Book News Annotation:

This edition of Goethe's Faust, translated by Walter Arndt (emeritus, humanities, Dartmouth College), contains over 100 pages of interpretive notes, as well as excerpts from both contemporary and modern criticism and analysis of the piece. Hamlin (German and comparative literature, Yale U.) offers extensive introductory and supporting material which will allow readers to gain a deeper understanding of Goethe's masterpiece.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Walter Arndt's translation of reproduces the sense of the German original and Goethe's enormously varied metrics and rhyme schemes.

About the Author

Cyrus Hamlinis Chairman of the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at Yale University.Walter Arndtis Sherman Fairchild Professor in the Humanties, Emeritus, at Dartmouth College. His translation of Pushkin"s Eugene Oneginwas awarded the Bollingen Prize.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393972825
Editor:
Hamlin, Cyrus
Translator:
Arndt, Walter W.
Editor:
Hamlin, Cyrus
Author:
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
Author:
Arndt, Walter
Author:
Von Goethe, Johann Wolfgang
Author:
Hamlin, Cyrus
Author:
Arndt, Walter W.
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Continental european fiction (fictional works
Subject:
Continental european
Subject:
Tragedies
Subject:
Faust
Subject:
German
Subject:
Drama-Women and Ethnic
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Series:
Norton Critical Editions
Series Volume:
87-15
Publication Date:
19981131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
752
Dimensions:
9.2 x 5.7 x 1 in 1.39 lb

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