Byron, Shelley and Goethe's Faust

Byron, Shelley and Goethe's Faust : An Epic Connection

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This book focuses on an exciting moment in the history of Anglo-German literary exchange in the Romantic period, the moment of George Gordon Byron's and Percy Bysshe Shelley's interrelated encounters with Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's seminal dramatic poem, Faust.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0367599848
  • 9780367599843

Table of contents

Introduction: An Epic Connection Part I: Perspectives on Goethe's Faust 1. 'Eine Tragoedie'? Goethe's Faust in Theory 2. Faust I in Romantic-period Britain Part II: Byron, Shelley, and Faust 3. Infernal Irony: Faust, Cain, and Byron's Later Poetry 4. The Un-Faustian Epic: Faust and Shelley's Prometheus Unbound 5. Conclusion: Between Two Worlds
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