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Faustus - 07 edition

Faustus (ISBN10: 0822221292; ISBN13: 9780822221296)
ISBN13: 978-0822221296
ISBN10: 0822221292

Summary: THE STORY: Faustus has it all-fame, success, a loving family, but a careless wager with a beguiling magician threatens everything. In Mamet's retelling of the Faustus story, a famed philosopher in the prime of life claims to have reduced the secret of life to a mathematical equation. With the arrival of a mysterious magician, he agrees to wager the life of his family on the accuracy and authenticity of his discovery. This timeless retelling of a classic legend explores one man's disc
overy of life's most important and fragile treasures. In scope and theatrical sensibility, FAUSTUS represents a big departure for Mamet, melding resplendent language and metaphysics in an eerie and moving retelling of the tragedy of Doctor Faustus.
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Summary: THE STORY: Faustus has it all-fame, success, a loving family, but a careless wager with a beguiling magician threatens everything. In Mamet's retelling of the Faustus story, a famed philosopher in the prime of life claims to have reduced the secret of life to a mathematical equation. With the arrival of a mysterious magician, he agrees to wager the life of his family on the accuracy and authenticity of his discovery. This timeless retelling of a classic legend explores one man's discovery of life's most important and fragile treasures. In scope and theatrical sensibility, FAUSTUS represents a big departure for Mamet, melding resplendent language and metaphysics in an eerie and moving retelling of the tragedy of Doctor Faustus. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 07
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Dramatists Play Service
Year Published: 2007
International: No



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