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- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 5.95
Goethe?s masterpiece and perhaps the greatest work in German literature, Faust has made the legendary German alchemist one of the central myths of the Western world. Here indeed is a monumental Faust, an audacious man boldly wagering with the devil, Mephistopheles, that no magic, sensuality, experience, or knowledge can lead him to a moment he... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2005; US$ 14.09
Throughout his long, hectic and astonishingly varied life, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749?1832) would jot down his passing thoughts on theatre programmes, visiting cards, draft manuscripts and even bills ? Goethe was probably the last true ?Renaissance Man?. Although employed as a Privy Councillor at the Duke of Weimar?s court, where he helped... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 2.99
German literary prodigy Johann Wolfgang von Goethe breaks ground again with this volume of sensual love poetry. Despite its titillating title, these poems -- though shockingly candid in the context of the early 1800s -- are tame by contemporary standards, and Goethe couches his carnal odes in coy, oblique metaphors. more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 24.99
A two-part version of Goethe's great work, retaining the mighty scope, linguistic daring and philosophical intricacy of the original. God and Mephistopheles make a bet on who can win the soul of Dr Faust. The good doctor signs a contract that offers him boundless knowledge and sensual gratification but on one condition... Faust: Parts... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 2.80
'I can promise to be candid, not, however, to be impartial.' A selection of the most insightful maxims and reflections from one of Germany's greatest ever thinkers. Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around the... more...
- Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 1.99
Faust is the protagonist of a classic German legend who makes a pact with the Devil in exchange for knowledge. The meaning of the word and name has been reinterpreted through the ages. "Faust" has taken on a connotation distinct from its original use, and is often used today to describe a person whose headstrong desire for self-fulfillment leads him... more...
- Start Publishing LLC 2012; US$ 0.99
The Sorrows of Young Werther is an autobiographical novel which is loosely based on the life of its author, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. This publication is a classic originally published in the late 18th century thaty made Goethe one of the first major literary celebrities and was a key novel from the German literature movement known as Sturm and Drang.... more...
- Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 0.99
These are the letters of Werther, a young artist of highly sensitive and passionate temperament, sent to his friend Wilhelm. In these letters Werther gives an intimate account of his stay in the village Wahlheim. He is enchanted by the peasants there and falls instantly in love with Charlotte. Charlotte is however already engaged. more...