Doctor Faustus


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'...make me immortal with a kiss' Doctor Faustus is a play about desire: for the best in life, for knowledge, power, material comfort, and influence. Faustus sells his soul to the devil hoping to learn the secrets of the universe, but is fobbed off with explanations which he knows to be inadequate. He is obsessed with fame, but his achievement as a devil-assisted celebrity magician is less substantial than it was previously as a scholar. Marlowe's most famous play is a tragedy, but also extremely funny. It involves hideous ...

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Charles H

Jun 18, 2020

Marlow's Faustus

Received a used college bookstore edition of Doctor Faustus in good condition for the right price. The book's print is clear and its pages have minimal foxing. Good study guide.

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