Faustus

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Vintage Books, 2004 - Drama - 102 pages
The father of a young son, a philosopher who has spent his life seeking to uncover the inner workings and meaning of the universe encounters a mysterious magus who challenges him to choose between the pride of intellect and the subjection of familial love, in a contemporary new version of the classic tragedy of Dr. Faustus. Original. 12,500 first printing.

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
7
Section 3
67
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About the author (2004)

David Mamet was born in Chicago in 1947. He studied at Goddard College in Vermont and at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of Theater in New York. He has taught at Goddard College, the Yale Drama School, and New York University, and lectures at the Atlantic Theater Company, of which he is a founding member. He is the author of the plays The Cryptogram, Oleanna, Speed-the-Plow, Glengarry Glen Ross, American Buffalo, and Sexual Perversity in Chicago. He has also written screenplays for such films as House of Games and the Oscar-nominated The Verdict, as well as The Spanish Prisoner, The Winslow Boy, and Wag the Dog. His plays have won the Pulitzer Prize and the Obie Award.

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