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About the TitleFaust: Der Tragödie erster Teil - Faust: First Part of the Tragedyby Johann Wolfgang von GoetheGoethes Faust is recognized as one of the a greatest works of Western literature. In the story Faust is looking for the essence of lifeMoreAbout the TitleFaust: Der Tragödie erster Teil - Faust: First Part of the Tragedyby Johann Wolfgang von GoetheGoethes Faust is recognized as one of the a greatest works of Western literature. In the story Faust is looking for the essence of life (was die Welt im Innersten zusammenhält). However, learning and the limits of his knowledge frustrate him intensely. In his zealous yearnings he attracts the Devil (Mephistopheles), who agrees to help Faust reach the ultimate human happiness, afte which Mephistopheles will take his soul. Faust is pleased with the deal, as he thinks the ultimate will never be reached.About the AuthorJohann Wolfgang Von Goethe (28 August 1749 – 22 March 1832) is considered the supreme genius of modern German literature. His works span the fields of poetry, drama, prose, philosophy, and science. His version of Faust has been called the greatest long poem of modern European literature. Other well-known literary works include numerous poems, Wilhelm Meisters Apprenticeship, and The Sorrows of Young Werther. Goethe was a key figure in German literature in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.About the Bilingual EditionProject Bilingual (A division of Wolf Pup Books) is a continuing project making available great original German writers texts along with their English translation. This edition, which offers after every original language paragraph its translation, makes both grammar and vocabulary checks as painless as possible. Idiomatic forms that could be overlooked can be easily detected.Furthermore, large paragraphs have been broken down to much smaller units so that the check is as effortless as possible. We do hope that by reading German writers that defined the language itself or whose work permeated the German culture, you will be able to get the maximum benefit from this language series. Although this edition is not a replacement for traditional methods of learning language, it is a very powerful tool to speed up the process once you have attained the intermediate level and beyond.Wolf Pup BooksA Bilingual Ebook Publishing Company