Faust: Parts I & II


ISBN: 9781854592040
Author: By Johann Wolfgang Goethe Adapted by Howard Brenton
Publication Date: 21/09/1995
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Extent: 282pp.
Availability: Available

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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…

This version of Faust by Howard Brenton was first performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company at the Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, in 1995.

‘Vigorous, colloquial and often very funny’

‘Witty and actable’
Financial Times

‘Full of intellectual swagger, robust humour, driving poetical passion and barefaced cheek’
Sunday Times

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