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Faust and Marguerite, or, The devil"s draught

John Halford

Faust and Marguerite, or, The devil"s draught

a grand operatic extravaganza

by John Halford

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Published by Thomas Hailes Lacy in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reference: NICOLL V, p398.

Other titlesThe devil"s draught.
Statementby J. Halford.
SeriesFrench"s acting edition -- 1089
ContributionsGoethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832.
The Physical Object
Pagination46p. ;
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17167912M

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Faust wagers that, however much of human life the Devil shows him, he will find none of it satisfying—and if he is wrong (i.e., if he is. Faust, also called Faustus or Doctor Faustus, hero of one of the most durable legends in Western folklore and literature, the story of a German necromancer or astrologer who sells his soul to the devil in exchange for knowledge and power.

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Despite his worldly accomplishments he is assailed by frustration because the traditional and conventional modes of thought that he has mastered cannot help him to discern a coherent purpose or. Directed by Carmine Gallone. With Italo Tajo, Nelly Corradi, Gino Mattera, Onelia Fineschi.

Goethe's drama and Gounod's opera "Faust" is treated here like a movie rather than the usual photographed-opera from a stage method. Faust is a man who sells his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for eternal youth, and the latter, with guileful glee, leads Faust to /10(19).

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If an internal. A biography of Faust, the Historia von D. Johann Fausten, based upon the shadowy life of Faust the Younger, but including many of the fanciful legendary stories, was published in Frankfurt in That same year it was translated into English as The Historie of the damnable life and deserved death of Doctor John Faustus.

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Daisy "Willie" Wilcox has been taking care of her three younger siblings since their mother died and their father, who loves to drink and gamble, left them to fend for themselves/5(43).Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust is the most famous play in all German literature.

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