By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Goethe’s masterpiece and maybe the best paintings in German literature, Faust has made the mythical German alchemist one of many imperative myths of the Western international. the following certainly is a huge Faust, an audacious guy boldly wagering with the satan, Mephistopheles, that no magic, sensuality, adventure, or wisdom can lead him to a second he would want to final eternally. right here, in Faust, Part I, the large versatility of Goethe’s genius creates the most attractive passages in literature. the following too we adventure Goethe’s attribute humor, the buzz and eroticism of the witches’ Walpurgis evening, and the relocating emotion of Gretchen’s tragic fate.
This authoritative variation, which deals Peter Salm’s splendidly readable translation in addition to the unique German on dealing with pages, brings us Faust in an important, rhythmic American idiom that conscientiously preserves the grandeur, integrity, and poetic immediacy of Goethe’s phrases.
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