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Faustus:

see FaustFaust
, Faustus
, or Johann Faust
, fl. 16th cent., learned German doctor who traveled widely, performed magical feats, and died under mysterious circumstances.
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But as time runs out, and he wastes his new-found magic on parlour tricks and pranks, Faustus is faced with a dark fate and a race to save his soul.
This personal problem of his, together with the corresponding outer problem of the cultural situation in which he grew up, directed Thomas Mann toward the Faustus motif.
She might be enjoying power but being most hated now, she has lost like a tragic flawed Aristotelian character of Faustus.
Faustus (David Dimitriou) is no less complicated a figure, and is arguably one of the first fully-rounded characters to appear on the English stage.
Performances are at 8pm with a talk, You, Me And Faustus, at 7.30pm before the first performance on Tuesday, November 6, where you can meet the production team, hear the story of how they translated the text for the stage and ask questions about the creative process.
"Elliot Attewell, who played the lead character Faustus, had to learn a total of 860 lines!
What is primarily at stake concerning the adaptive status of Mamet's Faustus is that adaptation, far from being a slavish copying, accords with the classical notion of imitatio or mimesis, and as such, it reflects the dynamism of artistic creativity and the "process of making the adapted material one's own" (Hutcheon, 2006: 20).
In Doctor Faustus, Escobedo discovers a different type of prosopopoeia.
Notable, in addition to the B-text Faustus, is Robert Greene's wishful thinking in Alphonsus, King of Aragon: "Exit Venus.
SC stated, 'In Christopher Marlowe's play 'Doctor Faustus' Doctor Faustus had sold his soul to Lucifer (the Devil) for a temporary worldly gain which had ultimately led to his perpetual damnation and it appears that in the present case respondent No.
One fan posted an image on Twitter and said: "Still haven't quite got over how intense Doctor Faustus was!
Doctor Faustus is a play by Christopher Marlowe based on the German story Faust, and tells the story of an academic who swaps his soul with Lucifer in exchange for 24 years of infinite power and knowledge.