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The Life and Death of Doctor Faustus: Made Into a Farce by Mountford, with the Humours of Harlequin
Title:The Life and Death of Doctor Faustus: Made Into a Farce by Mountford, with the Humours of Harlequin
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Category:Classics, Plays, Fiction, Fantasy, Literature
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Tamburlaine, Dr. Faustus, The Complete Plays, The Jew of Malta, Doctor Faustus and Other Plays, Parts 1-2, The Tragedy of Dido Queene of Carthage, Edward II, Complete Poems and Translations, Tamburlaine the Great, Part 1, Hero and Leander
Christopher Marlowe a man of extreme passions and a playwright of immense talent is the most important of Shakespeare s contemporaries This edition offers his five major plays which show the radicalism and vitality of his writing in the few years before his violent death br Tamburlaine Part One and Part Two deal with the rise to world prominence of the great Scythian shepherd robber The Jew of Malta is a drama of villainy and revenge Edward II was to influence Shakespeare s Richard II Doctor Faustus perhaps the first drama taken from the medieval legend of a man who sells his soul to the devil is here in both its A and its B text showing the enormous and fascinating differences between the two br Under the General Editorship of Dr Michael Cordner of the University of York the texts of the plays have been newly edited and are presented with modernized spelling and punctuation In addition there is a scholarly introduction and detailed annotation, One of the greatest English playwrights Christopher Marlowe received the scholarly compliment of having long been considered the author of some plays now attributed to Shakespeare Marlowe s remarkable inventiveness and powers of poetic expression enabled him to render his first play i Tamburlaine i the relatively new form of English blank verse establishing the form for later Elizabethan dramatic writing This heroic epic his most ambitious work was also the first genuine English tragedy br Produced around the two part romantic drama derives from the historical figure of Tamerlane a Mongol warrior whose conquests and tyrannical rule extended from the Black Sea to the Upper Ganges In Part I Tamburlaine represents the best and most admirable qualities of the Renaissance man his relentless rise to greatness his ability to defy the odds and his determined pursuit of all life s possibilities The first part concludes with the hero at the zenith of his powers with vivid descriptions of his military victories and the passionate courting of a rival s captive daughter in Part II however Tamburlaine s ambition overrides his better nature and his greed and vanity ultimately lead to his ruin br Ideal for classroom use this volume will also be a welcomed addition to the libraries of anyone fond of English literary classics, Marlowe s seven plays dramatise the fatal lure of potent forces whether religious occult or erotic In the victories of Tamburlaine Faustus s encounters with the demonic the irreverence of Barabas in THE JEW OF MALTA and the humiliation of Edward II in his fall from power and influence Marlowe explores the shifting balance between power and helplessness the sacred and its desecration, No description available