Doctor Faustus

Doctor Faustus
(The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus) a play (c1588) by Christopher Marlowe, based on the medieval legend of Faust.

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Doctor Faustus [Doctor Faustus]
one of the greatest plays of Christopher Marlowe, written in about 1590. Its full title is The Tragical History of Dr Faustus. It is about a man who has studied all sciences and arts and finds nothing more in the world to study, so he turns to magic. He sells his soul to the Devil in return for 24 years of power and pleasure. He enjoys his 24 years but is finally dragged away by the Devil.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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