Location

Stephen F Austin State University, Baker Pattillo Student Center, Student Center Theatre and Twilight Ballroom

Start Date

31-3-2016 4:00 PM

End Date

31-3-2016 7:30 PM

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This paper compares three manifestations of the Faust figure found within Christopher Marlowe’s The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Dr. Faustus (1592), Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe’s Faust (1808), and Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1818) to explain why the Faust figure’s strictly individualized utopia will never reach fruition.

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Mar 31st, 4:00 PM Mar 31st, 7:30 PM

The Faust Figure’s Unattainable Utopia

Stephen F Austin State University, Baker Pattillo Student Center, Student Center Theatre and Twilight Ballroom

This paper compares three manifestations of the Faust figure found within Christopher Marlowe’s The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Dr. Faustus (1592), Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe’s Faust (1808), and Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1818) to explain why the Faust figure’s strictly individualized utopia will never reach fruition.