Ziolkowski-2000 The sin of knowledge : ancient themes and modern v

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Reference point: pp. 114-5

reference-type: Book
author: Ziolkowski, Theodore
year: 2000
title: The sin of knowledge : ancient themes and modern variations
place-published: Princeton
publisher: Princeton University Press
note: Theodore Ziolkowski. ill. ; 24 cm. Machine generated contents note: PRELUDE — The Timeless Topicality of Myth — PART ONE — ANCIENT THEMES — CHAPTER ONE — Adam: The Genesis of Consciousness — The Biblical Fall — Near Eastern Sources — The Paradox of Knowledge in Solomon'sJerusalem — CHAPTER Two — Prometheus: The Birth of Civilization — Hesiod's Trickster — Aeschylus's Culture-Hero — From Boeotia to Athens — CHAPTER THREE — Faust: The Ambivalence of Knowledge — The Historical Faust — The Growth of the Legend — The Chapbook Speculator — Marlowe's Power Seeker — INTERLUDE — From Myth to Modernity — PART TWO — MODERN VARIATIONS — CHAPTER FOUR — The Secularization of Adam — Candide's Fall — The Typological Impulse — Romantic Tragicomic Falls — Modern Ironies — CHAPTER FIVE — The Proletarianization of Prometheus — From Myth to Marx — Modern Metaphors — Marxist Myths — GDR Ambiguities — Three Major Re-Visions — The Enemy of the People — CHAPTER SIX — The Americanization of Faust — Modernizations of the Myth — Faust and the Bomb — Playful Fausts of the Fifties — A Blue-Collar Faust — Professorial Fausts — Fausts of Politics and Poetry — Fausts for the Nineties — POSTLUDE — On the Uses and Abuses of Myth — Notes — Bibliography — Index.
pages: xvi, 222 p.
otx-key: Ziolkowski-2000

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