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The Faust Legend: Popular Formula and Modern Novel

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Hardcover, 178 pages
Published December 31st 1985 by Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften (first published April 1985)
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Burcu
Jan 09, 2015 added it
It looks like the monograph is a reworking of Allen's PhD dissertation. It is a helpful work for understanding the connections between the original Faust narrative and Mann's version of it. It focuses on both technical and content related points with a focus on patterns. A good source to check out on the topic.

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The Faustbuch as formulaic fiction
-The Faustbuch and the Golden Legend: The Faustian Reversal of the Saint's Life
-The Faustbuch genre
Mann's Doktor Faustus and the Faustbuch
-The Montage
...more
Ryan Seffinger
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May 27, 2018
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