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20%OFFJ. W. Von Goethe - Faust: Part Two (Oxford World's Classics) (Pt. 2) - 9780199536207 - V9780199536207
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Faust: Part Two (Oxford World's Classics) (Pt. 2)

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Description for Faust: Part Two (Oxford World's Classics) (Pt. 2) Paperback. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 400 pages, 1 map. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 193 x 130 x 26. Weight in Grams: 290.
Loosely connected with Part One and the German legend of Faust, Part Two 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. The restless and ruthless hero, advised by his cynical demon-companion Mephistopheles, visits classical Greece i search of the beautiful Helen of Troy. Returning to modern times, he seeks to ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Number of pages
400
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Series
Oxford World's Classics
Condition
New
Weight
290g
Number of Pages
400
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780199536207
SKU
V9780199536207
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About J. W. Von Goethe
David Luke is also the translator of Faust, Part One (1987) in World's Classics.

Reviews for Faust: Part Two (Oxford World's Classics) (Pt. 2)
'Oxford, in its superb World's Classics series, is offering us David Luke's version of Faust Part Two.' Albert Manguel, Observer 'ample and lucid introduction and annotations, which contain some useful maps ... By publishing both Luke's translations and Boyle's critical masterpiece, OUP has performed an inestimable service to Anglo-German cultural understanding.' Times Literary Supplement 'this translation seems to ... Read more

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