Christopher Marlowe's Doctor Faustus (Including The English Faust Book)

Christopher Marlowe's Doctor Faustus (Including The English Faust Book)

by Christopher Marlowe, M. G. Scarsbrook

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Overview

Declared by Swinburne as having 'no parallel in all the range of tragedy', Doctor Faustus is considered Christopher Marlowe's greatest work. This edition of his play gathers together both published versions of The Tragical History Of Doctor Faustus, from the Quarto of 1604, and the Quarto of 1616, each with modernized spelling and full textual notes. Optimized for navigation as an eBook, with a table of contents linked to every section, this edition also features a wealth of contextual sources, such as The English Faust Book, Marlowe's main inspiration for the play, a detailed timeline, a biographical profile, an extensive list of all Marlowe's personal associates, and a collection of all the key primary documents relating to Marlowe's dramatic life and death (e.g., The Privy Council Note To Cambridge Authorities, The Dutch Church Libel, The Baines Note, & much more).

INCLUDED INSIDE:
- The Tragical History Of Doctor Faustus (1604)
- The Tragical History Of Doctor Faustus (1616)
- The English Faust Book
- Timeline
- Biographical Profile (detailing Marlowe's birth, death, family, education, profession, criminal record, religious beliefs, legacy, etc.)
- List of Marlowe's Personal Associates
- Primary Sources on Marlowe's Life and Death
- A. C. Swinburne's famous critical essay, 'Christopher Marlowe'

Product Details

BN ID: 2940012172273
Publisher: Red Herring
Publication date: 01/20/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Matthew Graham Scarsbrook is a prize-winning screenwriter and novelist. He is the author of two historical suspense novels, THE MARLOWE CONSPIRACY and POISON IN THE BLOOD, and is the editor of THE LIFE AND COMPLETE WORKS OF CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE. He recently adapted THE MARLOWE CONSPIRACY into a screenplay and won the nationwide Writers On The Storm Screenwriting Contest, placing first out of 1000 entries. Matthew currently lives in Southern California and is now at work on a new detective series.

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