What is the play Dr Faustus by Christopher Marlowe famous for?

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The play Dr Faustus (by Christopher Marlowe) has a very dark and gothic element. Faustus a man of humble origins, now a well-travelled scholar whose passion for greatness has to lead him along a harrowing path. Marlowe’s use of classical allusions within the play are explored This current scene is where Faustus has been summoned by the emperor so that he may himself witness these rumored feats of magic. The emperor while not overly astute,...
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