Richer Resources Publications

 
                BOOKS            ART PRINTS            NEWS & REVIEWS             ON SALE NOW                COMING SOON               CONTACT
 

Questions? Call us toll free:
1-800-856-3060 

 

Home

Books

Art Prints

Corporate Sales

Academic Sales

Retailers & Distributors

Fundraising & PTAs

Interviews & Reviews

About Us

Catalog

Shipping & Ordering

Press Releases

Links

Contact

 

 

 
Why Should I Buy This Book

Goethe's Faust has inspired a great deal of literature, music, and illustration.

Although today many of the classical and Central European themes may be hard for the modern reader to grasp, the work remains a resonant parable on scientific learning and religion, passion and seduction, independence and love. In poetic terms, Goethe places science and power in the context of a morally interested metaphysics. Faust is a scientific empiricist who is forced to confront questions of good and evil, God and the devil, sexuality and mortality.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust is a tragic play in two parts:  Faust: The First Part of the Tragedy and Faust: The Second Part of the Tragedy. Although rarely staged in its entirety, it is the play with the largest audience numbers on German-language stages. Faust is Goethe's most famous work and considered by many to be one of the greatest works of German literature.

Goethe completed a preliminary version of Part One in 1806. The 1808 publication was followed by the revised 182829 edition, which was the last to be edited by Goethe himself. Prior to these appeared a partial printing in 1790 of Faust, a Fragment.

Goethe finished writing Faust Part Two in 1831. In contrast to Faust Part One, the focus here is no longer on the soul of Faust, which has been sold to the devil, but rather on social phenomena such as psychology, history and politics, in addition to mystical and philosophical topics. The second part formed the principal occupation of Goethe's last years. It appeared only posthumously in 1832.

~Wikiwand

About Us>

At Richer Resources, we are dedicated to the creation of high quality books, art and other media intended to enrich the lives of individuals of all ages. 
As an independent publisher, we are bound by a sense of integrity and quality to produce products which enhance the lives and vision of individuals everywhere.

Sign up to receive notice of free eBooks, new releases and special subscriber-only offers.

(You can unsubscribe at any time)

Visit our EBooks section for previews of all of our titles.
Are you a teacher looking for new titles, a non-profit looking for fundraising ideas or a corporation looking for incentive gifts? Follow this link to learn about our special programs.