Framing Faust: Twentieth-Century Cultural Struggles

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In this interdisciplinary cultural history that encompasses film, literature, music, and drama, Inez Hedges follows the thread of the Faustian rebel in the major intellectual currents of the last hundred years. She presents Faust and his counterpart Mephistopheles as antagonisticyet complementaryfigures whose productive conflict was integral to such phenomena as the birth of narrative cinema, the rise of modernist avant-gardes before World War II, and feminist critiques of Western cultural traditions. Framing Faust: ...

Framing Faust: Twentieth-Century Cultural Struggles 2009, Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale

ISBN-13: 9780809329038

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Framing Faust: Twentieth-Century Cultural Struggles 2006, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809326716

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