Questions tagged [charles-robert-maturin]

Questions about the Irish clergyman and author Charles Robert Maturin (1782 – 1824) and his works. Maturin wrote several Gothic plays and novels, including the novel "Melmoth the Wanderer".

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Was Isidora's fate in Melmoth the Wanderer directly inspired by Faust?

When reading Charles Robert Maturin's Melmoth the Wanderer I couldn't help but notice that Isidora's fate largely resembled Gretchen's in Goethe's Faust and especially the endings of both storylines ...