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Readership: Teachers, scholars, and advanced students of
German and English Romanticism
Edited by Frederick Burwick, Professor Emeritus of English, University of California, Los Angeles, and James C. McKusick, Professor of English, University of Montana
"...anyone interested in Anglo-German relations in the Romantic age will have to read this book and the critical heritage it is rapidly generating. s"
"a work of great scholarship which promises to reconfigure our understanding not only of the life and works of a major English writer, but of that writer's complex role in European cultural commerce... the recovery of Coleridge's time-concealed masterpiece promises to trigger a ripple of realignments right across both English and European Romanticism." - Kelly Grovier, Times Literary Supplement
1: The Faustus of Goethe, translated by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (London: Boosey, 1821). With the 27 illustrations by Moritz Retzsch, re-engraved by Henry Moses.
2: Germaine de Staël, Germany [= de l'Allemagne, 1809], translated by Francis Hodgson, edited by William Lamb (London: John Murray, 1813). Part II 'On Literature and the Arts', Ch. 23, 'Faustus', pp. 181-226.
3: Extracts from Göthe's Tragedy of Faustus, explanatory of the plates by Retsch, translated by George Soane (London: Bohte, 1820). [January 1820] Page proofs for Bohte's planned second edition, translated by George Soane. [Sent to London Magazine, Nov 1821; to Goethe June 1822]
4: Retsch's Series of Twenty-six Outlines Illustrative of Goethe's Tragedy of Faust, translated by Daniel Boileau (London: Boosey, 1820). [June 1820], with Boileau's notes to Abraham Hayward's prose translation.
5: 'The Faustus of Goethe', translated by John Anster, Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, vol. 7. no. 39 (June 1820), 235-258.
6: Faust: a Drama by Goethe; and, Schiller's Song of the Bell, translated by Lord Francis Leveson Gower. (London: John Murray, 1823). [corresponding text only]
Stylometric Analysis of the Faust Translations,