Top Marketplace offers for ISBN

9780451531612

Doctor Faustus (Signet Classics)

Marlowe, Christopher

3.78 avg rating
( 38,491 ratings by GoodReads )
Not the book you're looking for? Search for all books with this author and title
9780451531612: Doctor Faustus (Signet Classics)

The classic Elizabethan play, with new material

From the Elizabethan period's second-biggest dramatist comes the story of Faustus, a brilliant scholar who sells his soul to the devil in exchange for limitless knowledge and powerful black magic.



"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Publisher:

This is a full cast production with sound effects and original music produced at the Canadian Broadcasting Centre.

Length is approximately 2 hours.

From the Back Cover:

One of the most durable myths in Western culture, the story of Faust tells of a learned German doctor who sells his soul to the devil in exchange for knowledge and power. Early enactments of Faust's damnation were often the raffish fare of clowns and low comedians. But the young Elizabethan playwright Christopher Marlowe (1564–1593) recognized in the story of Faust's temptation and fall the elements of tragedy.
In his epic treatment of the Faust legend, Marlowe retains much of the rich phantasmagoria of its origins. There are florid visions of an enraged Lucifer, dueling angels, the Seven Deadly Sins, Faustus tormenting the Pope, and his summoning of the spirit of Alexander the Great. But the playwright created equally powerful scenes that invest the work with tragic dignity, among them the doomed man's calling upon Christ to save him and his ultimate rejection of salvation for the embrace of Helen of Troy.
With immense poetic skill, and psychological insight that foreshadowed the later work of Shakespeare and the Jacobean playwrights, Marlowe created in Dr. Faustus one of the first true tragedies in English. Vividly dramatic, rich in poetic grandeur, this classic play remains a robust and lively exemplar of the glories of Elizabethan drama.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$
US$ 5.18

Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780486282084: Dr. Faustus (Dover Thrift Editions)

Featured Edition

9780199537068: Doctor Faustus and Other Plays (Oxford World's Classics) (Parts I and II)
9780393977547: Doctor Faustus (Norton Critical Editions)
9780451527790: Doctor Faustus (Signet Classics)
9780848807658: Tragedy of Doctor Faustus

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Marlowe, Christopher Author
Published by Penguin Putnam Inc, United States (2010)
ISBN 10: 0451531612 ISBN 13: 9780451531612
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Putnam Inc, United States, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Revised. 168 x 104 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. The classic Elizabethan play, with new material From the Elizabethan period s second-biggest dramatist comes the story of Faustus, a brilliant scholar who sells his soul to the devil in exchange for limitless knowledge and powerful black magic. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780451531612

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 5.18
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Marlowe, Christopher Author
Published by Penguin Putnam Inc, United States (2010)
ISBN 10: 0451531612 ISBN 13: 9780451531612
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Putnam Inc, United States, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Revised. 168 x 104 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. The classic Elizabethan play, with new material From the Elizabethan period s second-biggest dramatist comes the story of Faustus, a brilliant scholar who sells his soul to the devil in exchange for limitless knowledge and powerful black magic. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780451531612

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 5.31
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Marlowe, Christopher Author
Published by Signet (2010)
ISBN 10: 0451531612 ISBN 13: 9780451531612
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Book Deals
(Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Signet, 2010. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: The classic Elizabethan play, with new material From the Elizabethan period's second-biggest dramatist comes the story of Faustus, a brilliant scholar who sells his soul to the devil in exchange for limitless knowledge and powerful black magic. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0451531612

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 6.73
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Marlowe, Christopher Author
Published by Penguin Random House
ISBN 10: 0451531612 ISBN 13: 9780451531612
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Random House. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 0451531612

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 3.25
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Marlowe, Christopher Author
Published by Signet
ISBN 10: 0451531612 ISBN 13: 9780451531612
New MASS MARKET PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 6
Seller
Movie Mars
(Indian Trail, NC, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Signet. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0451531612 Brand New Book. Ships from the United States. 30 Day Satisfaction Guarantee!. Bookseller Inventory # 6355338

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 2.92
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Marlowe, Christopher Author
Published by SIGNET CLASSICS (2010)
ISBN 10: 0451531612 ISBN 13: 9780451531612
New Quantity Available: 4
Seller
PBShop
(Secaucus, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description SIGNET CLASSICS, 2010. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # WB-9780451531612

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 2.98
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Marlowe, Christopher Author
ISBN 10: 0451531612 ISBN 13: 9780451531612
New Mass Market Paperbound Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Mass Market Paperbound. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 840752

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 3.03
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Marlowe, Christopher Author
Published by Signet (2010)
ISBN 10: 0451531612 ISBN 13: 9780451531612
New Mass Market Paperback Quantity Available: 20
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Signet, 2010. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 0451531612

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 6.56
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 0.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Marlowe, Christopher Author
Published by Signet
ISBN 10: 0451531612 ISBN 13: 9780451531612
New MASS MARKET PAPERBACK Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Mediaoutlet12345
(Springfield, VA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Signet. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0451531612 *BRAND NEW* Ships Same Day or Next!. Bookseller Inventory # SWATI2121443540

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 3.98
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Marlowe, Christopher Author
ISBN 10: 0451531612 ISBN 13: 9780451531612
New Mass Market Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. 110mm x 19mm x 175mm. Mass Market Paperback. The classic Elizabethan play, with new materialFrom the Elizabethan period's second-biggest dramatist comes the story of Faustus, a brilliant scholar who sells his soul to.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 241 pages. 0.136. Bookseller Inventory # 9780451531612

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 8.69
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book