After studying this course, you should be able to:
read closely – analyse a passage from the play
examine genre – what kind of play is Doctor Faustus?
consider themes – what are the main themes or issues explored in the play?
read historically – what are some of the connections between Doctor Faustus and the historical period in which it was written?
read biographically – what, if any, insights does Doctor Faustus give us into the character and reputation of its author?