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Byron, Shelley and Goethe's Faust
An Epic Connection

ISBN 9780367599843
Published June 30, 2020 by Routledge
208 Pages

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Book Description

This book focuses on an exciting moment in the history of Anglo-German literary exchange in the Romantic period, the moment of George Gordon Byron's and Percy Bysshe Shelley's interrelated encounters with Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's seminal dramatic poem, Faust.

Table of Contents

Introduction: An Epic Connection Part I: Perspectives on Goethe’s Faust 1. ‘Eine Tragödie’? Goethe’s Faust in Theory 2. Faust I in Romantic-period Britain Part II: Byron, Shelley, and Faust 3. Infernal Irony: Faust, Cain, and Byron's Later Poetry 4. The Un-Faustian Epic: Faust and Shelley's Prometheus Unbound 5. Conclusion: Between Two Worlds

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