Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s novel, The Sorrows of Werther, is one of the most important texts in the romanticist movement, and is one of only three books with which Frankenstein’s creature learns how to read, alongside Plutarch’s Lives and Paradise Lost. But it’s not even the most interesting of Goethe’s books to put up alongside Frankenstein. Come sign this contract and listen to the story of Goethe’s Faust.
Goethe, The Sorrows of Werther: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/2527/2527-h/2527-h.htm
Goethe, Faust Parts I and II: https://www.poetryintranslation.com/PITBR/German/Fausthome.php
The English Faust Book of 1592: https://books.google.com/books?id=oCsTAAAAQAAJ&dq=editions%3A4xkVCT46NXQC&pg=PR1#v=onepage&q&f=false
Christopher Marlowe, The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/779/779-h/779-h.htm
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