The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus

The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus

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Overview

Christopher Marlowe was an English poet, dramatist and translator in the Elizabethan period. Faust is the famous story of a man selling his soul to the devil for power and knowledge. On a deeper level man's decay from choosing material things over the spiritual is depicted.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781513267531
Publisher: West Margin Press
Publication date: 12/01/2020
Series: Mint Editions Series
Pages: 62
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.13(d)

About the Author

Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593) was an English playwright and prominent figure in Elizabethan literature. During his brief career, which lasted six years, he produced seven plays including Dido, Queen of Carthage, The Jew of Malta and The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus. Marlowe’s works showcased morality and individualism as well as political and social commentary often deemed controversial. Despite criticism, his plays were highly successful and would go on to inspire many, including the world’s greatest dramatist--William Shakespeare.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Text; Notes.

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