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"This edition is absolutely essential for any serious student or teacher of this perpetually intriguing and vexing play." (Peter G. Platt Studies in English Literature 48.2 (Spring 2008))
"Michael Keefer's revised edition of Marlowe's Doctor Faustus is now all the more an indispensable text for students, teachers, and scholars of early modern English drama. It combines immense learning with perfect clarity and accessibility. It gives us a solidly reconceived text and also a brilliant historical introduction that fills each line of this strange and moving play with the sounds of a world in intellectual and religious crisis." (Paul Yachnin) --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
This is a full cast production with sound effects and original music produced at the Canadian Broadcasting Centre.
Length is approximately 2 hours.See all Product Description
Marlowe's Dr. Faustus is absolutely awesome. Sure, the language is kind of wonky (Shakespearean, almost - they were contemporaries, I believe? Read morePublished on Jan. 31 2010 by Emily Mackinnon
My interest in Marlowe's Doctor Faustus is far different than most. Whereas the majority of readers are interested in the play for its basic themes of religion and the juxtaposing... Read morePublished on July 3 2004 by J.A.
This book is NOT a rendition of Goethe's Faust, as one reviewer mentioned. Marlowe wrote the original version (Doctor Faustus), and Goethe rewrote it with his own ideas of... Read morePublished on Dec 29 2003 by "teron746"
Well, the other reviews seem to talk about German legend, Goethe, spying, and being stabbed in a pub, so I'll skip all that. Read morePublished on May 9 2003 by Katie
I've been studying this play for English, that's why I read it. I originally thought it would be boring, but I was totally wrong! Read morePublished on April 10 2002 by Tallulah
This seems to be a good point to enter the Faust myth for those interested. Marlowe retells Johann Spies' tale with theatrical flourish.Published on Oct. 3 2001 by "rkevins82"
Well i just started reading the "damn" book and I can understand why some people would not like it. I belive Mr. Read morePublished on May 14 2001 by joshua pita