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Marlowe's Dr Faustus and Tamburlaine

Theological and Theatrical Perspectives


Johannes Birringer

Contents: «Theo-Dramatism» and the Myth of the Trespass - Toward a New Ethos: Tamburlaine's Pursuit of Power - Faustus' Upward Fall - The End of Every Art: Faustus' Dialectic of Self-Reprobation - Magic Circles - Tragedy of the Mind - In the «Suburbs of Hell» - Epilogue.