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Author Baron, Frank.
Title Faustus on trial : the origins of Johann Spies's "Historia" in an age of witch hunting / Frank Baron.
Imprint Tubingen : M. Niemeyer, 1992.

Author Baron, Frank.
Series Fruhe Neuzeit, 0934-5531 ; Bd. 9
Fruhe Neuzeit ; Bd. 9.
Subject Historia von Doctor Johann Fausten.
Faust, -approximately 1540 -- Folklore -- History and criticism.
Spies, Johann, approximately 1540-1623.
Publishers and publishing -- Germany -- Biography.
Booksellers and bookselling -- Germany -- Biography.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 230 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note "Works published and printed by Johann Spies": pages 192-209
Includes bibliographical references (pages 210-224) and index.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Print version record.
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- I. The Career of Johann Spies -- 1. Beginnings in Oberursel and Frankfurt -- 2. Printing in Heidelberg and Frankfurt for the Pure and True Religion -- 3. Problems of a Best Seller: Censorship and Piracy -- 4. Years of Promise and Disillusionment -- 5. Johann Spies: The Man behind the Historia -- II. The Making of the Historia von D. Johann Fausten -- 1. Compilation and Composition -- 2. The Emergence of the Faustian Pact -- 3. The Trial of Faustus. The Legacy of Witches and Learned Magicians -- 4. Dissonances and Unity in the Historia -- 5. The Contributions of Johann Spies to the Historia -- III. Appendix -- 1. The German Prefaces and Letters of Johann Spies -- 2. The Works Published and Printed by Johann Spies -- 3. Bibliography -- Index -- Illustrations
ISBN 9783110930061 (electronic bk.)
3110930064 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 655800553
Additional Format Print version: Baron, Frank. Faustus on trial. Tubingen : M. Niemeyer, 1992 (DLC) 92250558 (OCoLC)26237181

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