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Johann Gutenberg

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(c.1396–1468), inventor of printing. He was a native of Mainz. In 1448 he borrowed money, probably for developing his printing process. He printed the Mazarin Bible (q.v.) and ...

Faust

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The Oxford Dictionary of Plays (2 ed.)

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2015

...Juan and Faust ( 1829 ), Berlioz's dramatic legend The Damnation of Faust ( 1846 ), Boucicault's Faust and Margaret ( 1854 ), Gounod's opera Faust ( 1859 ), and Thomas Mann's novel Doctor Faustus ( 1947 ). A translation of Part One is available at: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/14460...

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