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Doctor Faustus Setting

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Setting

Wittenburg

Faustus is raised in Wittenburg and this is where he calls home at the beginning of the novel. Toward the end of his twenty-four years, Faustus goes back to Wittenburg to be around the things that are familiar to him in his final days of life.

Emperor's Court

At one point in the play, Faustus visits the court of the Emperor of Germany. While there, Faustus entertains the Emperor with spirits who resemble Alexander the Great and his paramour. For this, Faustus is greatly rewarded.

Duke's Court

Toward the end of the play, Faustus is called to the court of the Duke of Vanholt. Here, Faustus conjures ripe grapes for the Duchess during the dead of winter. Again, he is richly rewarded.

Pope's Chambers

Faustus and Mephistophilis visit the Pope’s chambers, but they make themselves invisible so the Pope cannot see them. In this way, Faustus and...

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