By (author) Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Illustrated by Peter Sis
Translated by Randall Jarrell
Format: Paperback / softback
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Faust by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Book DescriptionGoethe's classic, enlivened by Randall Jarrell's fine translation and Peter Sis's dark, dreamy illustrationsRandall Jarrell's translation of "Faust "is one of his most important achievements. In 1957 he inscribed Goethe's motto on the first page of his notebook--"Ohne Hast aber ohne Rast" ("Without haste but without rest")--and from then until his death in 1965 he worked on the masterpiece of his "own favorite daemon, dear good great Goethe." His intent was to make the German poetry free, unrhymed poetry in English. He all but finished the job before he died, and the few lines that remained untouched--"Gretchen's Room"--were rendered into English by Robert Lowell.This elegant new edition features numerous beautiful line drawings and jacket lettering by the renowned Czech artist Peter Sis, author of the award-winning books "Starry Messenger: Galileo Galilei" and "Tibet: Through the Red Box.""
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780374527860
Paperback / softback
(203mm x 130mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publish Date: 7-Dec-2001
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Randall Jarrell, born in 1914 in Nashville, Tennessee, was a prolific poet, critic, and translator. At point one point, he served as Poet Laureate. His "Complete Poems" are available from FSG. He died in Chapel Hill, North Carolina in 1965. Peter Sis is an internationally acclaimed artist and five-time winner of the "New York Times Book Review "Best Illustrated Book of the Year Award. He is the author of "Starry Mesenger," "Madlenka's Dog," "Three Golden Keys, Galileo Galilei "and "Tibet: Through the Red Box.""
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