The Cambridge Introduction to Christopher Marlowe.

By: Rutter, TomSeries: Cambridge Introductions to LiteraturePublisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012Copyright date: ©2012Description: 1 online resource (168 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781139230322Subject(s): Marlowe, Christopher, -- 1564-1593 -- Criticism and interpretation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.;English literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Cambridge Introduction to Christopher MarloweDDC classification: 822.3 LOC classification: PR2674 .R88 2012Online resources: Click to View
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Cover -- The Cambridge Introduction to Christopher Marlowe -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Preface -- Key dates -- Chapter 1: Life and historical contexts -- Canterbury: birth and early education -- Cambridge and the translations of Ovid -- 'Good service' and 'faithful dealing' -- London: the success of Tamburlaine -- Brushes with the law -- Marlowe and patronage -- Marlowe, atheism and the Baines note -- Chapter 2: Tamburlaine, Parts One and Two -- 1580s drama and its influence -- What's new about Tamburlaine? -- Mighty lines -- Words and power -- Tamburlaine, politics and religion -- Judging Tamburlaine -- Sequel-itis? -- Chapter 3: Doctor Faustus -- The 'Faust Book' -- Renaissance magic and science -- The Protestant Reformation -- Focus on Scene 7: 'When I behold the heavens' -- Power and theatre -- Audience response and the two texts of Doctor Faustus -- Chapter 4: The Jew of Malta and The Massacre at Paris -- Machiavel and Vice in The Jew of Malta -- The Machiavel in The Massacre at Paris -- Religion, race and nationality -- The place of the audience -- Chapter 5: Edward II -- History -- Sexuality, gender and status -- Late Marlowe? -- Chapter 6: Dido, Queen of Carthage and Marlowe's poetry -- Ovid -- Dido, Queen of Carthage -- Lucan -- 'The Passionate Shepherd to His Love' -- Hero and Leander -- Chapter 7: Marlowe's afterlives -- Marlowe in the early modern period -- Marlowe on stage: The Jew of Malta, Doctor Faustus, Tamburlaine and Dido -- Marlowe in other media: Edward II and A Dead Man in Deptford -- Bibliography -- Marlowe's life -- Criticism -- Index -- Cambridge Introductions to … -- Authors -- Topics.
Summary: This detailed and approachable account of Marlowe's life and career discusses his plays and poetry, stage history and influence.
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Cover -- The Cambridge Introduction to Christopher Marlowe -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Preface -- Key dates -- Chapter 1: Life and historical contexts -- Canterbury: birth and early education -- Cambridge and the translations of Ovid -- 'Good service' and 'faithful dealing' -- London: the success of Tamburlaine -- Brushes with the law -- Marlowe and patronage -- Marlowe, atheism and the Baines note -- Chapter 2: Tamburlaine, Parts One and Two -- 1580s drama and its influence -- What's new about Tamburlaine? -- Mighty lines -- Words and power -- Tamburlaine, politics and religion -- Judging Tamburlaine -- Sequel-itis? -- Chapter 3: Doctor Faustus -- The 'Faust Book' -- Renaissance magic and science -- The Protestant Reformation -- Focus on Scene 7: 'When I behold the heavens' -- Power and theatre -- Audience response and the two texts of Doctor Faustus -- Chapter 4: The Jew of Malta and The Massacre at Paris -- Machiavel and Vice in The Jew of Malta -- The Machiavel in The Massacre at Paris -- Religion, race and nationality -- The place of the audience -- Chapter 5: Edward II -- History -- Sexuality, gender and status -- Late Marlowe? -- Chapter 6: Dido, Queen of Carthage and Marlowe's poetry -- Ovid -- Dido, Queen of Carthage -- Lucan -- 'The Passionate Shepherd to His Love' -- Hero and Leander -- Chapter 7: Marlowe's afterlives -- Marlowe in the early modern period -- Marlowe on stage: The Jew of Malta, Doctor Faustus, Tamburlaine and Dido -- Marlowe in other media: Edward II and A Dead Man in Deptford -- Bibliography -- Marlowe's life -- Criticism -- Index -- Cambridge Introductions to … -- Authors -- Topics.

This detailed and approachable account of Marlowe's life and career discusses his plays and poetry, stage history and influence.

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