Goethe's Faust

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Faust in the study (painting by Georg Friedrich Kersting , 1829)

With Goethe's Faust is Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's treatment of the Faust material referred to. The term can refer to the first part of the tragedy created by Goethe, to the first and second parts of the tragedy together or as a whole to the work on Faust, which Goethe took up again and again over the course of sixty years. In this latter sense, it also encompasses the poet's drafts, fragments , commentaries and paralipomena on his Faust work and the subject matter.

For the individual parts and versions of Goethe's Faustwerk see:

Web links

Wikisource: Faust  - sources and full texts
Commons : Faust  - collection of images, videos and audio files