The Devil’s Pact: Faust and the Faust Tradition

MEDREN 345

Selling souls to the Devil, from England’s Christopher Marlowe to Germany’s Goethe and beyond. Wrestling with the problem of evil, and getting past it, to the problems of knowledge, experience, and redemption, exploring why the Faust story keeps on being retold. Readings and discussion in English. Instructor: Staff. One course.

Crosslisting Numbers: 

German 370
Literature 240

Curriculum Codes: 

ALP, CCI, EI

Course Study Areas: 

Language and Literature