The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus

The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus

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Overview

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 Jacobean era, several years later.

The powerful effect of early productions of the play is indicated by the legends that quickly accrued around them-that actual devils once appeared on the stage during a performance, "to the great amazement of both the actors and spectators", a sight that was said to have driven some spectators mad.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781523636532
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 01/23/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 106
Sales rank: 261,434
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Christopher Marlowe

Table of Contents

Introduction; Text; Notes.

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