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Christopher Marlowe the Craftsman

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ISBN 13 : 1317166450
Pages : 272 pages
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Download Christopher Marlowe the Craftsman PDF Format Full Free by M.L. Stapleton and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2016-05-23 with total page 272 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Contributions to this volume explore the idea of Marlowe as a working artist, in keeping with John Addington Symonds' characterization of him as a "sculptor-poet." Throughout the body of his work-including not only the poems and plays, but also his forays into translation and imitation-a distinguished company of established and emerging literary scholars traces how Marlowe conceives an idea, shapes and refines it, then remakes and remodels it, only to refashion it further in his writing process. These essays necessarily overlap with one another in the categories of lives, stage, and page, which signals their interdependent nature regarding questions of authorship, theater and performance history, as well as interpretive issues within the works themselves. The contributors interpret and analyze the disputed facts of Marlowe's life, the textual difficulties that emerge from the staging of his plays, the critical investigations arising from analyses of individual works, and their relationship to those of his contemporaries. The collection engages in new ways the controversies and complexities of its subject's life and art. It reflects the flourishing state of Marlowe studies as it shapes the twenty-first century conception of the poet and playwright as master craftsman.


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Christopher Marlowe the Craftsman

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ISBN 13 : 9781315571966
Pages : 261 pages
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Christopher Marlowe

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ISBN 13 : 1351951645
Pages : 554 pages
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Download Christopher Marlowe PDF Format Full Free by Robert A. Logan and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2017-03-02 with total page 554 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In uncovering the origin of the designation 'University Wits', Bob Logan examines the characteristics of the Wits and their influence on the course of Elizabethan drama. For the first time, Christopher Marlowe is placed in the context of the six University Wits, where his reputation stands out as the most prominent, and the impact of his university education on his works is clarified. The essays selected for reprinting assess the most significant scholarship written about Marlowe, including biographical studies, challenges to familiar assumptions about the poet/playwright and his works, compositions on groupings of his works, on individual works, and on subjects particular to Marlowe. Unique in its perspective and in the collection of essays, this book will interest all students and scholars of Renaissance poetry, drama, and specialized cultural contexts.


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Christopher Marlowe in Context

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Publisher : Cambridge University Press
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ISBN 13 : 1107016258
Pages : 382 pages
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Download Christopher Marlowe in Context PDF Format Full Free by Emily C. Bartels and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2013-07-11 with total page 382 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A contemporary of William Shakespeare and Ben Jonson, Christopher Marlowe was one of the most influential early modern dramatists, whose life and mysterious death have long been the subject of critical and popular speculation. This collection sets Marlowe's plays and poems in their historical context, exploring his world and his wider cultural influence. Chapters by leading international scholars discuss both his major and lesser-known works. Divided into three sections, 'Marlowe's works', 'Marlowe's world', and 'Marlowe's reception', the book ranges from Marlowe's relationship with his own audience through to adaptations of his plays for modern cinema. Other contexts for Marlowe include history and politics, religion and science. Discussions of Marlowe's critics and Marlowe's appeal today, in performance, literature and biography, show how and why his works continue to resonate; and a comprehensive further reading list provides helpful suggestions for those who want to find out more.


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The Cambridge Introduction to Christopher Marlowe

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ISBN 13 : 0521196345
Pages : 167 pages
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Download The Cambridge Introduction to Christopher Marlowe PDF Format Full Free by Tom Rutter and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2012-02-02 with total page 167 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This detailed and approachable account of Marlowe's life and career discusses his plays and poetry, stage history and influence.


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Christopher Marlowe: Every Word Doth Almost Tell My Name

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ISBN 13 : 1663233357
Pages : 462 pages
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Download Christopher Marlowe: Every Word Doth Almost Tell My Name PDF Format Full Free by Cynthia Morgan and published by iUniverse. This book was released on 2022-07-25 with total page 462 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: These essays from The Marlowe Studies give the Shakespeare authorship evidence for Christopher Marlowe that has been overlooked by traditionalists resistant to the idea someone other than the Stratford man wrote the works. While the authorship debate continues, the words of Shakespeare himself sit silent on the sidelines. The essays herein bring his words into the spotlight and interpret them within the Marlowe context, so readers can decide for themselves whose autobiography they voice. Whether or not we believe Marlowe was the man behind a pseudonymous Shakespeare name, no invention is needed to see that these sonnets and plays answer our questions about his character, Baines’s Note, a staged death at Deptford, Thomas Walsingham, and the bestowal of the pseudonym. The essays also offer a new explanation for cryptic Sonnet 112, new information about the man who sued Marlowe for assault, a look at the literary similarities between Marlowe and Shakespeare, an examination of the “heretical” papers in Kyd’s room, and an exploration of Marlowe’s Cambridge education that reveals how it shaped his plays and his ideas about religion. Signals for Marlowe being the true author of Shakespeare’s works are found in Ben Jonson’s authorship clues, the clues in As You Like It and Hamlet, and the eighteen clues in the Inductions to The Taming of a Shrew and The Shrew. Evidence is also given for Marlowe’s authorship of Venus and Adonis, the King Henry VI trilogy, and three anonymous plays: Edward the Third, The Troublesome Raigne of King John, and The Famous Victories of Henry the Fifth.


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Christopher Marlowe and the Failure to Unify

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ISBN 13 : 1317166507
Pages : 172 pages
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Download Christopher Marlowe and the Failure to Unify PDF Format Full Free by Andrew Duxfield and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2016-03-03 with total page 172 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In this sustained full length study of Marlowe's plays, Andrew Duxfield argues that Marlovian drama exhibits a marked interest in unity and unification, and that in doing so it engages with a discourse of anxiety over social discord that was prominent in the 1580s and 1590s. In combination with the ambiguity of the plays, he suggests, this focus produces a tension that both heightens dramatic effect and facilitates a cynical response to contemporary evocations of and pleas for unity. This book has three main aims. Firstly, it establishes that Marlowe’s tragedies exhibit a profound interest in the process of reduction and the ideal of unity. Duxfield shows this interest to manifest itself in different ways in each of the plays. Secondly, it identifies this interest in unity and unification as an engagement in a cultural discourse that was particularly prevalent in England during Marlowe’s writing career; during the late 1580s and early 1590s heightened inter-confessional tension, the threat and reality of foreign invasion and public puritan dissent in the form of the Marprelate controversy provoked considerable public anxiety about social discord. Thirdly, the book considers the plays’ focus on unity in relation to their marked ambiguity; throughout all of the plays, unifying ideals and reductive processes are consistently subject to renegotiation with, or undercut entirely by, the complexity and ambiguity of the dramas in which they feature. Duxfield’s focus on unity as a theme throughout the plays provides a new lens through which to examine the place of Marlowe’s work in its cultural moment.


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A Short History of English Renaissance Drama

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ISBN 13 : 0857733028
Pages : 256 pages
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Download A Short History of English Renaissance Drama PDF Format Full Free by Helen Hackett and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2012-10-05 with total page 256 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Shakespeare is a towering presence in English and indeed global culture. Yet considered alongside his contemporaries he was not an isolated phenomenon, but the product of a period of astonishing creative fertility. This was an age when new media - popular drama and print - were seized upon avidly and inventively by a generation of exceptionally talented writers. In her sparkling new book, Helen Hackett explores the historical contexts of English Renaissance drama by situating it in the wider history of ideas. She traces the origins of Renaissance theatre in communal religious drama, civic pageantry and court entertainment and vividly describes the playing conditions of Elizabethan and Jacobean playhouses. Examining Marlowe, Shakespeare and Jonson in turn, the author assesses the distinctive contribution made by each playwright to the creation of English drama. She then turns to revenge tragedy, with its gothic poetry of sex and death; city comedy, domestic tragedy and tragicomedy; and gender and drama, with female roles played by boy actors in commercial playhouses while women participated in drama at court and elsewhere. The book places Renaissance drama in the exciting and vibrant cosmopolitanism of sixteenth-century London.


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The Jew of Malta

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Publisher : A&C Black
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ISBN 13 : 1441110798
Pages : 254 pages
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Download The Jew of Malta PDF Format Full Free by Robert A. Logan and published by A&C Black. This book was released on 2013-05-23 with total page 254 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Christopher Marlowe's drama, The Jew of Malta, has become an increasingly popular source for scholarly scrutiny, staged productions, and, most recently, a filmed version. The play follows the sometimes tragic, sometimes comic, often outrageous fortunes of its villainous protagonist, the Jew Barabas. In recent years the play has provoked as much interpretive controversy as any work in the Marlowe canon. This unique volume is therefore especially timely, providing fresh, varied approaches to the many enigmatic elements of the play.


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The Marlowe-Shakespeare Continuum

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ISBN 13 : 1443882275
Pages : 250 pages
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Download The Marlowe-Shakespeare Continuum PDF Format Full Free by Donna Murphy and published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. This book was released on 2015-09-10 with total page 250 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: For those who doubt that the actor from Stratford, William Shakspere, wrote the works of Shakespeare, the brilliant poet and playwright Christopher Marlowe has always been the professional candidate. In this book, which argues that a chronological approach is essential, Donna N. Murphy employs a variety of tools to document a Marlowe-Shakespeare continuum (with her proposed dates of first-version authorship) in The Taming of the Shrew, c. 1590; II and III Henry VI, c. 1590; Edward III c. 1590–1; Titus Andronicus c. 1591–3; Thomas of Woodstock c. 1593; Romeo and Juliet c. 1595–6; and I Henry IV, c. 1596–7. Her research firmly supports the theory that Christopher Marlowe, living on after he supposedly died, was the main hand behind the works of Shakespeare.


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Marlowe and Shakespeare

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ISBN 13 : 1349952273
Pages : 382 pages
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Download Marlowe and Shakespeare PDF Format Full Free by Robert Sawyer and published by Springer. This book was released on 2017-08-22 with total page 382 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Instead of asserting any alleged rivalry between Marlowe and Shakespeare, Sawyer examines the literary reception of the two when the writers are placed in tandem during critical discourse or artistic production. Focusing on specific examples from the last 400 years, the study begins with Robert Greene’s comments in 1592 and ends with the post-9/11 and 7/7 era. The study not only looks at literary critics and their assessments, but also at playwrights such as Aphra Behn, novelists such as Anthony Burgess, and late twentieth-century movie and theatre directors. The work concludes by showing how the most recent outbreak of Marlowe as Shakespeare’s ghostwriter accelerates due to a climate of conspiracy, including “belief echoes,” which presently permeate our cultural and critical discourse.


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Doctor Faustus

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ISBN 13 : 1441188576
Pages : 216 pages
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Download Doctor Faustus PDF Format Full Free by Sara Munson Deats and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2015-04-10 with total page 216 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Doctor Faustus, is Christopher Marlowe's most popular play and is often seen as one of the overwhelming triumphs of the English Renaissance. It has had a rich and varied critical history often arousing violent critical controversy. This guide offers students an introduction to its critical and performance history, surveying notable stage productions from its initial performance in 1594 to the present and including TV, audio and cinematic versions. It includes a keynote chapter outlining major areas of current research on the play and four new critical essays. Finally, a guide to critical, web-based and production-related resources and an annotated biography provide a basis for further individual research.


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Tamburlaine: A Critical Reader

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ISBN 13 : 1350082724
Pages : 272 pages
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Download Tamburlaine: A Critical Reader PDF Format Full Free by David McInnis and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2020-06-25 with total page 272 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Arden Early Modern Drama Guides offer students and academics practical and accessible introductions to the critical and performance contexts of key Elizabethan and Jacobean plays. Essays from leading international scholars give invaluable insight into the text by presenting a range of critical perspectives, making the books ideal companions for study and research. Key features include: Essays on the plays' critical and performance history A keynote essay on current research and thinking about the play A selection of new essays by leading scholars A survey of resources to direct students' further reading about the play in print and online The blockbuster Tamburlaine plays (1587) instantly established Marlowe's reputation for experimenting with subversive, outrageous and immoral material. The plays follow the meteoric rise of a Scythian shepherd-turned-warlord, whose conquests of eastern emperors soon sees him established as the most powerful man in the world. The visual tableaux featured in the plays are iconic. He uses his enemy Bajazeth as a footstool, and has other emperors pull his chariot like horses. He burns the Qur'an on stage. The plays were memorable, too, for how they sounded: they showcased the power and variability of iambic pentameter, the meter that Shakespeare would go on to perfect. No history of Shakespeare's theatre is complete without understanding the influence and significance of Marlowe's Tamburlaine plays. Tamburlaine: A Critical Reader offers the definitive introduction to these plays and new perspectives on these seminal works. It provides an overview of their reception on stage and by critics, and offers fresh insights into the teaching of these plays in the classroom.


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Seeing Shakespeare’s Style

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Publisher : Taylor & Francis
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ISBN 13 : 1000770273
Pages : 279 pages
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Download Seeing Shakespeare’s Style PDF Format Full Free by Douglas Bruster and published by Taylor & Francis. This book was released on 2022-11-14 with total page 279 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Seeing Shakespeare’s Style offers new ways for readers to perceive Shakespeare and, by extension, literary texts generally. Organized as a series of studies of Shakespeare’s plays and poems, poetry and prose, it looks at the inner functioning of language and form in works from all phases of this writer’s career. Because the very concept of literary style has dropped out of so many of our conversations about writing, we need new ways to understand how words, phrases, speeches, and genres in literature work. Responding to this need, this book shows how visual representations of writing can lead to a deeper understanding of language’s textures and effects. Beginning with chapters that a beginning reader of Shakespeare can benefit from, its second half puts these tools to use in more in-depth examinations of Shakespeare’s language and style. Although focused on Shakespeare’s works, and the works of his contemporaries, this book provides tools for all readers of literature by defining style as material, graphic, and shaped by the various media in which all writers work.


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Intellectual and Imaginative Cartographies in Early Modern England

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ISBN 13 : 1000635791
Pages : 280 pages
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Download Intellectual and Imaginative Cartographies in Early Modern England PDF Format Full Free by Patrick J. Murray and published by Taylor & Francis. This book was released on 2022-08-05 with total page 280 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Taking as its focus an age of transformational development in cartographic history, namely the two centuries between Columbus’s arrival in the New World and the emergence of the Scientific Revolution, this study examines how maps were employed as physical and symbolic objects by thinkers, writers and artists. It surveys how early modern people used the map as an object, whether for enjoyment or political campaigning, colonial invasion or teaching in the classroom. Exploring a wide range of literature, from educational manifestoes to the plays of Marlowe and Shakespeare, it suggests that the early modern map was as diverse and various as the rich culture from which it emerged, and was imbued with a whole range of political, social, literary and personal impulses. Intellectual and Imaginative Cartographies in Early Modern England, 1550-1700 will appeal to all those interested in the History of Cartography.


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Shakespeare and the Soliloquy in Early Modern English Drama

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ISBN 13 : 1107172543
Pages : 300 pages
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Download Shakespeare and the Soliloquy in Early Modern English Drama PDF Format Full Free by A. D. Cousins and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2018-07-31 with total page 300 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This is the first book to provide students and scholars with a truly comprehensive guide to the early modern soliloquy.


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Marlowe's Ovid

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ISBN 13 : 1317100336
Pages : 272 pages
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Download Marlowe's Ovid PDF Format Full Free by M. L. Stapleton and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2016-05-06 with total page 272 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The first book of its kind, Marlowe's Ovid explores and analyzes in depth the relationship between the Elegies-Marlowe's translation of Ovid's Amores-and Marlowe's own dramatic and poetic works. Stapleton carefully considers Marlowe's Elegies in the context of his seven known dramatic works and his epyllion, Hero and Leander, and offers a different way to read Marlowe. Stapleton employs Marlowe's rendition of the Amores as a way to read his seven dramatic productions and his narrative poetry while engaging with previous scholarship devoted to the accuracy of the translation and to bibliographical issues. The author focuses on four main principles: the intertextual relationship of the Elegies to the rest of the author's canon; its reflection of the influence of Erasmian humanist pedagogy, imitatio and aemulatio; its status as the standard English Amores until the Glorious Revolution, part of the larger phenomenon of pan-European Renaissance Ovidianism; its participation in the genre of the sonnet sequence. He explores how translating the Amores into the Elegies profited Marlowe as a writer, a kind of literary archaeology that explains why he may have commenced such an undertaking. Marlowe's Ovid adds to the body of scholarly work in a number of subfields, including classical influences in English literature, translation, sexuality in literature, early modern poetry and drama, and Marlowe and his milieu.