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The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus From the Quarto of 1616 By Christopher Marlowe
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Christopher Marlowe, also known as Kit Marlowe (baptised 26... More > February 1564 – 30 May 1593), was an English playwright, poet and translator of the Elizabethan era. Marlowe was the foremost Elizabethan tragedian of his day. He greatly influenced William Shakespeare, who was born in the same year as Marlowe and who rose to become the pre-eminent Elizabethan playwright after Marlowe's mysterious early death. Marlowe's plays are known for the use of blank verse and their overreaching protagonists.A warrant was issued for Marlowe's arrest on 18 May 1593. No reason was given for it, though it was thought to be connected to allegations of blasphemy—a manuscript believed to have been written by Marlowe was said to contain "vile heretical conceipts". Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_Marlowe< Less
The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus From the Quarto of 1604 By Christopher Marlowe
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Alexander Dyce (30 June 1798 – 15 May 1869) was a Scottish... More > dramatic editor and literary historian.He was born in Edinburgh and received his early education at the high school there, before becoming a student at Exeter College, Oxford, where he graduated B.A. in 1819. He took holy orders, and became a curate at Lantegloss, in Cornwall, and subsequently at Nayland, in Suffolk; in 1827 he settled in London.His first books were Select Translations from Quintus Smyrnaeus (1821), an edition of Collins (1827), and Specimens of British Poetesses (1825). He issued annotated editions of George Peele, Robert Greene, John Webster, Thomas Middleton, Marlowe, and Beaumont and Fletcher, with lives of the authors and much illustrative matter. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Dyce< Less
The Jew of Malta By Christopher Marlowe
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The Jew of Malta is a play by Christopher Marlowe, probably written in 1589 or 1590. Its plot is an original story of religious conflict, intrigue, and revenge, set against a backdrop of the struggle... More > for supremacy between Spain and the Ottoman Empire in the Mediterranean that takes place on the island of Malta. The title character, Barabas, dominates the play's action.There has been extensive debate about the play's portrayal of Jews and how Elizabethan audiences would have viewed it. The Jew of Malta is considered to have been a major influence on William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice.The first recorded performance was in 1592; the play was acted by Lord Strange's Men seventeen times between 26 February 1592 and 1 February 1593. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Jew_of_Malta Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Tamburlaine the Great -- Part 1 By Christopher Marlowe
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Alexander Dyce (30 June 1798 – 15 May 1869) was a Scottish... More > dramatic editor and literary historian.He was born in Edinburgh and received his early education at the high school there, before becoming a student at Exeter College, Oxford, where he graduated B.A. in 1819. He took holy orders, and became a curate at Lantegloss, in Cornwall, and subsequently at Nayland, in Suffolk; in 1827 he settled in London.His first books were Select Translations from Quintus Smyrnaeus (1821), an edition of Collins (1827), and Specimens of British Poetesses (1825). He issued annotated editions of George Peele, Robert Greene, John Webster, Thomas Middleton, Marlowe, and Beaumont and Fletcher, with lives of the authors and much illustrative matter. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Dyce< Less
The Life and Death of Doctor Faustus Made into a Farce By Christopher Marlowe
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Christopher Marlowe, also known as Kit Marlowe (baptised 26... More > February 1564 – 30 May 1593), was an English playwright, poet and translator of the Elizabethan era. Marlowe was the foremost Elizabethan tragedian of his day. He greatly influenced William Shakespeare, who was born in the same year as Marlowe and who rose to become the pre-eminent Elizabethan playwright after Marlowe's mysterious early death. Marlowe's plays are known for the use of blank verse and their overreaching protagonists.A warrant was issued for Marlowe's arrest on 18 May 1593. No reason was given for it, though it was thought to be connected to allegations of blasphemy—a manuscript believed to have been written by Marlowe was said to contain "vile heretical conceipts". Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_Marlowe< Less
Massacre at Paris By Christopher Marlowe
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The Massacre at Paris is the title of an Elizabethan play by the English dramatist Christopher Marlowe (1593) and a Restoration drama by Nathaniel Lee (1689), the later chiefly remembered for a song... More > by Henry Purcell. Both concern the Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre, which took place in Paris in 1572, and the part played by the Duc de Guise in those events.The Lord Strange's Men acted a play titled The Tragedy of the Guise, thought to be Marlowe's play, on 26 January 1593. The Admiral's Men performed The Guise or The Massacre ten times between 19 June and 25 September 1594. The Diary of Philip Henslowe marks the play as "ne," though scholars disagree as to whether this indicates a "new" play or a performance at the Newington Butts theatre. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Massacre_at_Paris Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Works of Christopher Marlowe, Vol. 2 (of 3) By Christopher Marlowe
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