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Dr. Faustus / Christopher Marlowe.

By: Marlowe, Christopher, 1564-1593
Material type: TextTextSeries: Dover thrift editionsPublisher: New York : Dover, 1994Edition: Dover edDescription: vi, 56 p. ; 21 cmISBN: 0486282082 :Subject(s): Faust, -approximately 1540 -- Drama | Magicians -- Drama | Germany -- DramaGenre/Form: Tragedies.DDC classification: 822/.3 LOC classification: PR2664 | .A1 1994Online resources: Publisher description Dissertation note: One of the most durable myths in Western culture, the story of Faust tells of a learned German doctor who sells his soul to the devil in exchange for knowledge and power. Early enactments of Faust's damnation were often the raffish fare of clowns and low comedians. But the young Elizabethan playwright Christopher Marlowe (1564–1593) recognized in the story of Faust's temptation and fall the elements of tragedy.
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One of the most durable myths in Western culture, the story of Faust tells of a learned German doctor who sells his soul to the devil in exchange for knowledge and power. Early enactments of Faust's damnation were often the raffish fare of clowns and low comedians. But the young Elizabethan playwright Christopher Marlowe (1564–1593) recognized in the story of Faust's temptation and fall the elements of tragedy.

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