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User Review  - br13wivan - LibraryThing

Doctor Faustus is a stunning literary jewel by Christopher Marlowe. It is a fascinating and moving religious work. It is hilariously funny at points and brutally serious at others. This story of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Soplada - LibraryThing

Doctor Faustus won't make you close your head as soon as you close the book, No it will ignite it to question every thought which you encounter in your life with the relation to your major standards ... Read full review

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User Review  - Floratina - LibraryThing

READ IN ENGLISH It is one of the stories you've read parts of in class or maybe just heard about (it is after all not as well known as Shakespeare; but I personally like this one better). Dr. Faustus ... Read full review

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User Review  - mstrust - LibraryThing

Doctor Faustus doesn't believe in hell, and so has no fear of conjuring a demon. Faustus wants to sell his soul, which he does, in return for fame, status and knowledge. He quickly begins moving in ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rinnreads - LibraryThing

I found this a little dull to start with, due to the way it's written (why does that make me feel bad?). But it picked up when Faustus finally signed the contract. It was actually pretty funny! Here ... Read full review

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User Review  - Melanti - LibraryThing

I'll be the first to admit that I just don't get blank verse most of the time. I know it's written in iambic pentameter but even when reading it aloud, I can't always hear the rhythm without the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Smiler69 - LibraryThing

This short play is based on a classic German legend about Faust, a scholar who makes a deal with the devil where he proposes to sell give his soul in exchange for unlimited knowledge and pleasure. In ... Read full review

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User Review  - Unionhawk - LibraryThing

A tragic tale, yet not so tragic, if you think about it. Faustus isn't exactly a character you can really cheer for, given his devilish tricks and arrogance. I enjoyed reading Doctor Faustus, despite ... Read full review

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User Review  - Becky221 - LibraryThing

Interesting play, rather short. I enjoyed reading the original English translation (from the German) more. Read full review

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User Review  - Brent.Hall - LibraryThing

A must read, it's a classic Read full review


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