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Doctor Faustus.

Christopher Marlowe

Doctor Faustus.

Edited by Roma Gill.

by Christopher Marlowe

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Published by E. Benn in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. xxviii.

SeriesThe New mermaids
ContributionsGill, Roma.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 100 p. ;
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19942295M

  The Doctor Faustus Dossier Arnold Schoenberg, Thomas Mann, and Their Contemporaries, by E. Randol Schoenberg (Editor), Adrian Daub (Introduction); June ; First Edition; Hardcover $, £ Paperback $, £ eBook $, £; Courses America in the 20th Century Film History; Series. A new translation of a novel by a German writer based on the Faust legend. The protagonist is Adrian Leverkuhn, a musical genius who trades his body and soul to the devil in exchange for 24 years of triumph as the world's greatest composer.

Doctor Faustus, a talented German scholar at Wittenburg, rails against the limits of human has learned everything he can learn, or so he thinks, from the conventional academic disciplines. All of these things have left him unsatisfied, so now he turns to magic. About Doctor Faustus. The classic Elizabethan play, with new material From the Elizabethan period’s second-biggest dramatist comes the story of Faustus, a brilliant scholar who sells his soul to the devil in exchange for limitless knowledge and powerful black magic.

The novel is a re-shaping of the Faust legend set in the context of the first half of the 20th century and the turmoil of Germany in that period. The story centres on the life and work of the (fictitious) composer Adrian Leverkühn. The narrator is Leverkühn's childhood friend Serenus Zeitblom, who writes in Germany between and   Faustus&#;s restless quest for knowledge and his insatiable desire for notoriety drive him to make a pact with the devil in return for the power to perform the black arts. The life-changing decision propels him into a heady, celebrity-obsessed world, as magician and illusionist to the rich Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.


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