Dr. Faustus

Dr. Faustus

by Christopher Marlowe
Publisher: Dover Publications
Trade Paperback, 64 pages
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One of Western culture's most enduring myths recounts a learned German doctor's sale of his soul to the devil in exchange for knowledge and power. Elizabethan playwright Christopher Marlowe transformed the Faust legend into the English language's first epic tragedy, a vivid drama that abounds in psychological insights and poetic grandeur.

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Summary: A scholar trades his soul to the devil in exchange for power and knowledge in this classic exposition of human depravity and redemption.

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