Doctor Faustus – Summaries



Faustus attends the court of the Duke and Duchess of Vanholt. He demonstrates his powers over time and space by bringing a dish of grapes for the pregnant duchess, even though it is winter.


Faustus has a feast at the end of his twenty-four years. He conjures Helen of Troy to please his guests. An Old Man prevents Faustus from killing himself but Faustus casts away his soul by kissing the succubus of Helen.

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