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People/Characters: Doctor Faust

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Christopher Marlowe: Four Plays by Christopher MarloweFaustus
Doctor Faustus by Christopher MarloweFaustus
Doctor Faustus and Other Plays (Oxford World's Classics) by Christopher MarloweFaustus
De duivelskunstenaar : de reis van doctor Faust door 500 jaar cultuurgeschiedenis by Pieter Steinz
Faust I & II by Johann Wolfgang von GoetheFaustus
Faust, Part I / Egmont / Hermann and Dorothea / Doctor Faustus by Charles William Eliot
Faust, Part One by Johann Wolfgang von GoetheFaustus
The Fortunes of Faust by E. M. Butler
Go to Hell: A Heated History of the Underworld by Chuck CrisafulliFaustus
Lives of the Necromancers by William GodwinFaustus
Marlowe's "Doctor Faustus" (Critical Studies) by Michael Mangan
The Multiversity by Grant MorrisonFelix Faust
Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth by Margaret Atwood
Das ||Puppenspiel vom Doktor Faust

Character description

Johann Georg Faust (/ˈfaʊst/; c. 1480 or 1466 – c. 1541), also known in English as John Faustus /ˈfɔːstəs/, was an itinerant alchemist, astrologer and magician of the German Renaissance.

Doctor Faust became the subject of folk legend in the decades after his death, transmitted in chapbooks beginning in the 1580s, and was notably adapted by Christopher Marlowe in his play The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus (1604). The Faustbuch tradition survived throughout the early modern period, and the legend was again adapted in Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's closet drama Faust (1808), and Hector Berlioz's musical composition La damnation de Faust (premiered 1846).

Johann Georg Faust in Wikipedia

See Also Dr. Faust and Faust

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