Theme of ‘doctor faustus’ faustus, even after getting his degree of doctorate and studying all the important branches of learning like philosophy, physics, law and divinity realizes that he is still but a man. Doctor faustus is based on an older tale it is believed to be the first dramatization of the faust legend some scholars believe that marlowe developed the story from a popular 1592 translation, commonly called the english faust book. He uses the popular faust myth, the myth about someone trading their soul to the devil for success, to tell the story of a composer mann also borrows techniques from the german composer richard wagner, who martin has studied extensively. Furthermore, goethe introduced the figure of gretchen the faust-gretchen love story occupies most of part i of the drama, whereas marlowe confined himself to showing tricks performed by doctor faustus goethe's great tragedy struck a responsive chord throughout europe and reinforced the new interest in the faust story.
Marlowe's doctor faustus the early faust chapbook, while in circulation in northern germany, found its way to england, where in 1592 an english translation was published, the historie of the damnable life, and deserved death of doctor iohn faustus credited to a certain p f, gent[leman].
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The legend became the basis for doctor faustus, a 1604 play by english writer christopher marlowe faust, a two-part drama by german poet johann von goethe, published in 1808 and 1832 and doctor faustus, a 1947 novel by german author thomas mann.