+612 9045 4394
Doctor Faustus : A- and B- Texts 1604 - David Bevington

Doctor Faustus

A- and B- Texts 1604

Paperback Published: 8th April 1993
ISBN: 9780719016431
Number Of Pages: 298

Share This Book:


Ships in 7 to 10 business days

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.

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).

ISBN: 9780719016431
ISBN-10: 0719016436
Series: Revels Plays
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 298
Published: 8th April 1993
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.7 x 13.9  x 2.6
Weight (kg): 0.4
Edition Type: New edition