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Goethe: Tragedy of Faust

Written by eastern writer on Thursday, August 21, 2008

Goethe’s retelling of the classic Faust legend and the crowning achievement of his literary output. Faust sells his soul to the devil for knowledge.

Bibliographic Record
AUTHOR: Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749–1832.
TITLE: The tragedy of Faust, part I, by J. W. von Goethe; translated by Anna Swanwick.
SERIES: The Harvard classics, edited by Charles W. Eliot.
PUBLISHED: New York: P.F. Collier & Son, 1909–14.
PHYSICAL DETAILS:Vol. 19, Part 1, of 51.
OTHER AUTHORS: Eliot, Charles William, 1834–1926.
Swanwick, Anna, 1813–1899.
CITATION: Goethe, J.W. von. Faust. Part I, translated by Anna Swanwick. Vol. XIX, Part 1. The Harvard Classics. New York: P.F. Collier & Son, 1909–14; Bartleby.com, 2001. www.bartleby.com/19/1/. [Date of Printout].
ON-LINE ED.: Published March 29, 2001 by Bartleby.com; © 2001 Copyright Bartleby.com, Inc. (Terms of Use).


Dramatis Personæ



Characters in the Prologue for the Theatre
THE MANAGER. THE DRAMATIC POET. MERRYMAN.

Characters in the Prologue in Heaven
THE LORD.
RAPHAEL, GABRIEL, MICHAEL, (The Heavenly Host).
MEPHISTOPHELES.

Characters in the Tragedy
FAUST. MEPHISTOPHELES. WAGNER, a Student.
MARGARET. MARTHA, Margaret’s Neighbour.
VALENTINE, Margaret’s Brother. OLD PEASANT. A STUDENT.
ELIZABETH, an Acquaintance of Margaret’s.
FROSCH, BRANDER, SIEBEL, ALTMAYER, (Guests in Auerbach’s Wine Cellar.)
Witches; old and young; Wizards, Will-o’-the-Wisp, Witch Pedlar, Protophantasmist, Servibilis, Monkeys, Spirits, Journeymen, Country-folk, Citizens, Beggar, Old Fortune-teller, Shepherd, Soldier, Students, &c.

In the Intermezzo
OBERON. TITANIA. ARIEL. PUCK, &c. &c.

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