The Tragic History of Doctor Faustus (Annotated)

The Tragic History of Doctor Faustus (Annotated)

by Christopher Marlowe

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This edition is annotated, with additional information about the work. This work has been formatted for your NOOK.

The 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 Faust story, in which a man sells his soul to the devil for power and knowledge. Doctor Faustus was first published in 1604, eleven years after Marlowe's death and at least twelve years after the first performance of the play.

"No Elizabethan play outside the Shakespeare canon has raised more controversy than Doctor Faustus. There is no agreement concerning the nature of the text and the date of composition... and the centrality of the Faust legend in the history of the Western world precludes any definitive agreement on the interpretation of the play...

Product Details

BN ID: 2940149075720
Publisher: Bronson Tweed Publishing
Publication date: 11/23/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 216 KB

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