Goethe on Faust. From Goethe's Autobiography ; From Italian journey ; Faust plan of 1800 ; From Goethe's correspondence with Schiller, 1794-1801 ; Outline of the contents for part two ; Second sketch for the announcement of the Helena ; From Goethe's letters and his conversations with Eckermann
Comments by contemporaries. Wilhelm von Humboldt - [Response to the newly published Fragment of Faust] ; Henrik Steffens - [First impression of Faust] ; August Wilhelm Schlegel - [Review of the Fragment of 1790] ; Friedrich Schlegel - [On Hamlet and Faust as philosophical tragedies] ; Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling - [On Faust as tragicomedy] ; Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel - [Paraphrase of Faust, from The phenomenology of mind] ; Madame de Staël - "Faustus" ; [Thomas Carlyle] - [First notice of Faust in English] ; Heinrich Heine - [Faust] ; Margaret Fuller - "Goethe" ; Ralph Waldo Emerson - [General remarks on Goethe]
Modern criticism. Stuart Atkins - [Survey of the Faust theme] ; Jaroslav Pelikan - Faust as Doctor of Theology ; Benjamin Bennett - Interrupted tragedy as a structural principal in Faust ; Franco Moretti - [Goethe's Faust as modern epic] ; Friedrich A. Kittler - [Faust and discourse networks] ; Neil M. Flax - The presence of the sign in Goethe's Faust ; Marc Shell - The economics of translation in Goethe's Faust ; Jane K. Brown - [The spirit of water: Faust, part two, Act III] ; Hans Rudolf Vaget - [The ethics of Faust's last actions] ; Marshall Berman - [Faust as developer] ; John Hollander - What the lovers in the old songs thought.