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Doctor Faustus

A- and B- Texts 1604 (The Revels Plays)

By David Bevington, Eric Rasmussen

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Format: Paperback, 298 pages
Published In: United Kingdom, 08 April 1993
This volume in the "Revel Plays" series, offers reading editions, with modern spelling, of the 1604 and 1616 editions of Marlowe's play, arguing that the two cannot be conflated into one. Included are sources and commentary, literary criticism, style and staging/performance assessments. -- .

Table of Contents

Introduction to "Dr Faustus"; date; sources and background; "Dr Faustus" - the orthodox framework; "Dr Faustus" and humanist inspiration; "Dr Faustus" - magic and poetry; genre and structure; style and imagery; staging and themes in the 1616 quarto; "Dr Faustus" in performance; the texts of "Dr Faustus" - "Dr Faustus", A-text (1604), "Dr Faustus", B-text (1616).

About the Author

David Bevington is Phyllis Fay Horton Professor in the Humanities at the University of Chicago Eric Rasmussen is Professor of English at the University of Nevada, Reno

EAN: 9780719016431
ISBN: 0719016436
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Dimensions: 21.6 x 13.8 centimetres (0.25 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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