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Doctor Faustus: With The English Faust Book (Hackett Classics)This edition of Doctor Faustus features annotated versions, with modernized spelling and punctuation, of the 1604 A-text and the 1592 text of Marlowe’s source, the English Faust Book–a translation of the best-selling Historia von Johann Fausten published in Frankfurt in 1587, which recounts the strange story of Doctor John Faustus and his pact with the spirit Mephistopheles.David Wootton’s Introduction charts Marlowe’s brief, meteoric career; the delicate social and political climate in which D…

Dr. FaustusThe Tragical History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus, commonly referred to simply as Doctor Faustus, is a play by Christopher Marlowe, based on the German story Faust, in which a man sells his soul to the devil for power, experience, pleasure and knowledge. Doctor Faustus was first published in 1604, eleven years after Marlowe’s death and at least 10 years after the first performance of the play. It is the most controversial Elizabethan play outside of Shakespeare, with few critics comin…

Doctor FaustusThe story of a controversial, disreputable astrologer in Germany during the 1500’s. His real name was possibly Johannes Faust. Told in dramatic form….

Doctor Faustus and Other Plays (Oxford World's Classics) (Parts I and II)Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593), a man of extreme passions and a playwright of immense talent, is the most important of Shakespeare’s contemporaries. This edition offers his five major plays, which show the radicalism and vitality of his writing in the few years before his violent death. Tamburlaine Part One and Part Two deal with the rise to world prominence of the great Scythian shepherd-robber; The Jew of Malta is a drama of villainy and revenge; Edward II was to influence Shakespeare’s Rich…

Doctor Faustus (Norton Critical Editions)Renaissance England’s great tragedy of intellectual overreaching is as relevant and unsettling today as it was when first performed at the end of the sixteenth century. This edition provides newly edited texts of both the 1604 (A-Text) and 1616 (B-Text) versions of the play, each with detailed explanatory annotations. “Sources and Contexts” includes a generous selection from Marlowe’s main source, The Damnable Life and Deserved Death of Dr. John Faustus, along with contemporary writings on m…

Doctor FaustusThomas Mann’s last great novel, first published in 1947 and now newly rendered into English by acclaimed translator John E. Woods, is a modern reworking of the Faust legend, in which Germany sells its soul to the Devil. Mann’s protagonist, the composer Adrian Leverkuhn, is the flower of German culture, a brilliant, isolated, overreaching figure, his radical new music a breakneck game played by art at the very edge of impossibility. In return for twenty-four years of unparalleled musical accompli…

Doctor FaustusFOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Presents the classic drama of a magician’s encounter with the demon Mephistopheles and the exchange of his soul for worldly gains, in a new edition of Marlowe’s classic play….

Doctor FaustusDoctor Faustus is an Elizabethan tragedy by Christopher Marlowe based on German stories about the title character Faust, that was first performed sometime between 1588 and Marlowe’s death in 1593….

The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus: An Elizabethan TragedyThe Tragical History of Doctor Faustus An Elizabethan Tragedy By Christopher Marlowe From the Quarto of 1604 Edited by The Rev. Alexander Dyce The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus, commonly referred to simply as Doctor Faustus, is an Elizabethan tragedy by Christopher Marlowe, based on German stories about the title character Faust, that was first performed sometime between 1588 and Marlowe’s death in 1593. Two different versions of the play were published in the Jac…

Doctor FaustusThe Tragical History of Doctor Faustus An Elizabethan Tragedy By Christopher Marlowe From the Quarto of 1604 Edited by The Rev. Alexander Dyce The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus, commonly referred to simply as Doctor Faustus, is an Elizabethan tragedy by Christopher Marlowe, based on German stories about the title character Faust, that was first performed sometime between 1588 and Marlowe’s death in 1593. Two different versions of the play were published in the Jac…