Faust: Pt. 2

Faust: Pt. 2

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Loosely connected with "Faust: Part One" and the German legend of Faust, this book is a dramatic epic rather than a strictly-constructed drama. It is conceived as an act of homage to classical Greek culture and inspired above all by the world of story-telling and myth at the heart of the Greek tradition, as well as owing some of its material to the "Arabian Nights" tales. David Luke's translation of "Faust: Part One" won the European Poetry Translation Prize in 1989. Here he again imitates the varied verse-forms of the original, and provides a readable translation. Other works by David Luke includes "Goethe: Selected Verse" and "Goethe: Conversations and Encounters".show more

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  • Paperback | 338 pages
  • 114.3 x 182.88 x 22.86mm | 226.8g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • German
  • 1 map, bibliography
  • 0192826166
  • 9780192826169

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