Doctor Faustus

by: Christopher Marlowe

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Christopher Marlowe was an actor, poet, and playwright during the reign of which monarch?

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What religion was Marlowe suspected of having converted to, leading Cambridge to try to withhold his degree?

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The immediate source of Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus is most likely an anonymous German work dating from ___.

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How many plays did Marlowe produce before being killed in a tavern brawl in 1593?

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Johannes Faustus, the real-life figure to whom the tale about selling one’s became attached, was ___.


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