The Tragical History of Dr. Faustus

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Overview

In this classic and much-loved edition of Marlowe's best-known play, John D. Jump provides the reader with a wealth of introductory and explanatory material. As well as a fascinating chronology of Marlowe's life and works and extensive notes on the text, this edition includes a substantial and authoritative historical introduction to the play. An essential text whether studying the play in detail or coming to it for the first time.

A guide to reading "Doctor Faustus" with a critical and appreciative mind. Includes background on the author's life and times, sample tests, term paper suggestions, and a reading list.

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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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415039604
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/31/1990
  • Series: Methuen English Classics Series
  • Pages: 184
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.39 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

About the Play

Summary of the Plot

The Play

Faustus and Salvation

The Vision of Helen

Early Performances

Recent Stage History

Date and Sources

The Author

Dr Faustus 1

Dramatis Personae 2

The Text 4

Appendix 83

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