Faust has been known as the basic icon of Western tradition, and Goethe's inexhaustible poetic drama is the center-piece of its culture in literature, tune and artwork. in recent times, this play has skilled whatever of a renaissance, with a surge of reports, theater productions, press insurance and public discussions. Reflecting this renewed curiosity, top Goethe students during this quantity discover the play's impressive modernity inside of its theatrical framework. The chapters current new elements akin to the virtuality of Faust, the tune drama, the modernization of evil, Faust's blindness, the homosexual Mephistopheles, vintage good looks and horror as phantasmagoria, and Goethe's anticipation of recent technology, economics and ecology. The e-book comprises an illustrated part on Faust in glossy functionality, with contributions via well known administrators, critics and dramaturges, and an important interview with Peter Stein, director of the uncut 'millennium creation' of Expo 2000.
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