Christopher Marlowe | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Timothy Richard Wutrich

This literature criticism consists of approximately 54 pages of analysis & critique of Christopher Marlowe.
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Critical Essay by Timothy Richard Wutrich

SOURCE: "Prometheus Transformed and Transposed: Faustus As the Reformation Prometheus," in his Prometheus and Faust: The Promethean Revolt in Drama from Classical Antiquity to Goethe, Greenwood Press, 1995, pp. 67-104.

In the following essay, Wutrich traces the evolution of the Promethean myth in classical drama and suggests that elements of this myth converged with the legend of Faust the magician, so that by the sixteenth century, artistic interpretations of the Faust legend, and in particular Christopher Marlowe's drama Doctor Faustus, contained aspects of both archetypal stories.

Magus, Gi; Magus, gnostic Philosopher, and Occult Scientist =~ Sgnostic Philosopher, and Occult Scientist

We have come to the point at which the road from the Caucasus and the road to Wittenberg converge, and it is on this road that the Promethean and Faustian personae meet, travel together for a while, and ultimately...

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