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Goethe Biography

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Biography Childhood Inspiration in Strasbourg Life in Weimar Faust & Other Writings Italian Journey & Classicism Friendship with Schiller Romanticism & Faust The Masterpiece Completed Childhood Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832), German poet, dramatist and philosopher, … Continue reading

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Faust Illustrations

Here are some Faust illustrations. Click on each image to see it in a larger size.

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World Literature Videos

Videos referenced in World Literature (E5): Unit 1 Ancient Greek Music – Macedonia Unit 2 Antigone on stage Unit 3 Roman Water Wheel, London Museum Roman Weapons Unit 4 Recitation of Dante’s Inferno (5th canto) in the original Italian 1911 … Continue reading

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Texts for World Literature

English V: World Literature What does World Literature cover? World Literature is a college-prep literature survey course. Focus works, including novels, short stories, poems, and drama, have been selected for literary quality, and for their place in the historical development … Continue reading

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Faust Silent Movie 1926

The entire 1926 movie of Goethe’s Faust is available with English subtitles on YouTube, posted by “djihenn.” This is a silent film, with music composed and conducted by Timothy Brock and performed by the Olympia Chamber Orchestra. Since images and … Continue reading

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Faust Opera Performance Video Excerpt

This is a video clip of an opera performance of Faust. Because images and characters from Faust can (and should) be disturbing, these clips are totally optional. Other World Literature (E5) videos

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Schumann Faust Overture Music

Listen to Robert Schumann’s Faust Overture. Other World Literature (E5) videos

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Berlioz music for Faust conducted by Herbert von Karajan

Hector Berlioz’s piece “The Damnation of Faust,” conducted by Herbert von Karajan. Other World Literature (E5) videos

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Richard Wagner Faust Overture

Listen to Richard Wagner’s Faust Overture: Other World Literature (E5) videos

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Liszt’s Faust Symphony

Franz Liszt wrote a beautiful Faust Symphony with three movements. The first is “Faust,” the second is “Gretchen,” and the third is “Méphistofélès.” Be sure to note the way each character’s theme reflects his role, and how the themes of … Continue reading

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