Doctor Faustus

Doctor Faustus

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by Christopher Marlowe
     
 

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Marlowe's classic treatment of the myth of man's greed and ambition has contemporary reverberations that make it compelling drama. Plays for Performance Series.See more details below

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Marlowe's classic treatment of the myth of man's greed and ambition has contemporary reverberations that make it compelling drama. Plays for Performance Series.

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This combines annotated and modernized versions of Marlowe's 1604 text, plus the 1592 English translation of an earlier German text on which Marlowe based his play. Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.
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"There is a wonderful sense that evil lurks in every corner." - Guardian

"A thing of beauty to watch." - Independent

"Faithful and clever." - Herald Scotland

"Catches well the hellish claustrophobia of our restless urges." - Telegraph

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780929587561
Publisher:
Ivan R Dee
Publication date:
08/25/1991
Series:
Plays for Performance Series
Pages:
71
Product dimensions:
5.55(w) x 8.53(h) x 0.28(d)

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The Plays for Performance series is edited by Nicholas Rudall, former artistic director of the Court Theatre at the University of Chicago where he is professor of classics, and Bernard Sahlins, founder and director of the Second City. They both live in Chicago, Illinois.

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