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Christopher Marlowe's "Doctor Faustus": Focus on Performance (Focus on Performance)by Christopher Marlowe
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Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593), a man of extreme passions and a playwright of immense talent, is the most important of Shakespeare's contemporaries. This edition offers his five major plays, which show the radicalism and vitality of his writing in the few years before his violent<BR>death.
An authoritative text of Marlowe's classic play, with a substantial introduction giving historical background, with performance (play and cinema) history, illustrations, a useful timeline, and a list of topics designed to promote discussion.
About the Author
James H. Lake (Ph.D. University of Delaware) is Professor of English at Louisiana State University in Shreveport and has been appointed to the faculty of the Greco Institute. He has served as Director of the LSUS Joys of Learning Humanities Seminars for the Elderly, Director of the Universitys Honors Program and Director of the LSUS Master of Arts in Liberal Arts Program. He has served on numerous boards, including the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, the Board of Directors of the Noel Foundation, and the editorial board of Shakespeare and the Classroom. He has published widely on Shakespeare and Shakespeare and Film, has edited the Focus-on- Performance edition of Christopher Marlowes Doctor Faustus and is the Series Editor for the New Kittredge Shakespeare.
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