Merlin Versus Faust Contending Archetypes in Western Culture

Author: Spivack, Charlotte
Year:1992
Pages:225
ISBN:0-7734-9594-0
978-0-7734-9594-4
Price:179.95
In all essays, the dynamic of the rival magicians is demonstrated to be as forceful in the society of the late twentieth century as it was in their medieval and renaissance beginnings. Essays include Acceptance and Assertion in Merlin and Faust, Good Wizard/Bad Wizard: Merlin and Faust Archetypes in Contemporary Children's Literature, Cinematic Representations, Yeats's Merlin-Faust Design in The Countess Cathleen, more.