zum Inhalt wechseln
The reckoning : the murder of Christopher Marlowe Titelvorschau
SchließenTitelvorschau
Prüfung…

The reckoning : the murder of Christopher Marlowe

Verfasser/in: Charles Nicholl
Verlag: New York : Harcourt Brace, 1992.
Ausgabe/Format   Buch : Belletristik : Englisch : 1st edAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
Datenbank:WorldCat
Zusammenfassung:
"In 1593 the brilliant and controversial young playwright Christopher Marlowe was stabbed to death in a Deptford lodging-house. The circumstances were shady, the official account - a violent quarrel over the bill, or "recknynge" - long regarded as dubious." "The Reckoning is the first full-length investigation of the killing, tracing Marlowe's shadowy political dealings, his involvement in covert intelligence work,  Weiterlesen…
Bewertung:

basierend auf 1 Bewertung(en) 1 mit einer Rezension

Themen
Ähnliche Titel

 

Exemplar ausleihen

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Suche nach Bibliotheken, die diesen Titel besitzen ...

Details

Gattung/Form: Biography
Physisches Format Online version:
Nicholl, Charles.
Reckoning.
New York : Harcourt Brace, 1992
(OCoLC)617712823
Name: Christopher Marlowe
Medientyp: Belletristik
Dokumenttyp: Buch
Alle Autoren: Charles Nicholl
ISBN: 0151759812 9780151759811
OCLC-Nummer: 29319668
Auszeichnungen: James Tait Black Memorial Prize for biography, 1992.
Beschreibung: 413 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Inhalt: Introduction: A Torch Turning Downward --
Pt. 1. The Killing. 1. Deptford, 1593. 2. The Official Story. 3. The Witnesses. 4. Widow Bull. 5. Libels and Heresies --
Pt. 2. Reactions. 6. The First Epitaphs. 7. The 'Goggle-eyed Sonnet'. 8. Independent Accounts. 9. Touchstone's Riddle. 10. Vaughan and the Perrots. 11. The Questions --
Pt. 3. The Intelligence Connection. 12. Faithful Dealing. 13. The Elizabethan Secret Service. 14. Thomas Walsingham. 15. Shaking the Foundation. 16. Robert Poley. 17. The Babington Plot --
Pt. 4. Poets and Spies. 18. 'Our Best for Plotting'. 19. Thomas Watson. 20. Fictions and Knaveries. 21. The Wizard Earl. 22. The 'Priest of the Sun' --
Pt. 5. The Low Countries. 23. New Masters. 24. Lord Strange. 25. The Dutch Shilling. 26. Marlowe and Poole. 27. Poley's Network. 28. Roydon and the King of Scots --
Pt. 6. The Frame. 29. 'This Cursed Cholmeley'. 30. The Damnable Crew. 31. The Dutch Church Libeller. 32. Ralegh and Essex. 33. The Drury Letter. 34. Marlowe's Liberty. 35. The Reckoning. Appendix: 'False Trails'
Verfasserangabe: Charles Nicholl.

Abstract:

"In 1593 the brilliant and controversial young playwright Christopher Marlowe was stabbed to death in a Deptford lodging-house. The circumstances were shady, the official account - a violent quarrel over the bill, or "recknynge" - long regarded as dubious." "The Reckoning is the first full-length investigation of the killing, tracing Marlowe's shadowy political dealings, his involvement in covert intelligence work, and the charges of heresy and homosexuality against him. There is critical new evidence about his three companions on that last day in Deptford and about the sinister role of the informer, Richard Baines. More important, The Reckoning is an enthralling revelation of the extraordinary underworld of Elizabethan crime and espionage, a "secret theater" in which nearly every historical figure familiar to us, from hack poet to Queen's high minister, seems to have played a part. Here, in a tour de force of precise scholarship and dazzling ingenuity, Charles Nicholl penetrates four centuries of obscurity to reveal not only a complex and unsettling story of entrapment and betrayal, chimerical plot and sordid felonies, but also a fascinating vision of the underside of an entire culture."--BOOK JACKET.

Rezensionen

Nutzer-Rezensionen

Rezensionen von WorldCat-Nutzern (1)

Nice bit of history contradiction it!

von LoraVYoung (Veröffentlicht von WorldCat-Nutzern/innen 2012-03-16) Gut Permalink

 

I love the story and all the details. I love the confusion and mystery. So, if someone whether it is a combination of a fairy tale, Charles Nicole, it is bound to please me. This book is a biography and non-sci-fi thriller Crime Writers' Gold Dagger Award winner James Tait Black Memorial...
Weiterlesen…  Weiterlesen…

  • War diese Rezension für Sie hilfreich?
  •   
Suche nach GoodReads-Rezensionen
Suche nach DOGObooks-Rezensionen…

Tags

Tragen Sie als Erste Tags ein.
Anfrage bestätigen

Sie haben diesen Titel bereits angefordert. Wenn Sie trotzdem fortfahren möchten, klicken Sie auf OK.

Verlinkung


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/29319668>
library:oclcnum"29319668"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/29319668>
rdf:typeschema:Book
rdfs:seeAlso
schema:about
schema:about
rdf:typeschema:Person
schema:name"Marlowe, Christopher, 1564-1593"
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:author
schema:awards"James Tait Black Memorial Prize for biography, 1992."
schema:bookEdition"1st ed."
schema:datePublished"1992"
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/836751747>
schema:genre"Biography"
schema:genre"History"
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"The reckoning : the murder of Christopher Marlowe"
schema:numberOfPages"413"
schema:publisher
schema:reviews
rdf:typeschema:Review
schema:itemReviewed<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/29319668>
schema:reviewBody""In 1593 the brilliant and controversial young playwright Christopher Marlowe was stabbed to death in a Deptford lodging-house. The circumstances were shady, the official account - a violent quarrel over the bill, or "recknynge" - long regarded as dubious." "The Reckoning is the first full-length investigation of the killing, tracing Marlowe's shadowy political dealings, his involvement in covert intelligence work, and the charges of heresy and homosexuality against him. There is critical new evidence about his three companions on that last day in Deptford and about the sinister role of the informer, Richard Baines. More important, The Reckoning is an enthralling revelation of the extraordinary underworld of Elizabethan crime and espionage, a "secret theater" in which nearly every historical figure familiar to us, from hack poet to Queen's high minister, seems to have played a part. Here, in a tour de force of precise scholarship and dazzling ingenuity, Charles Nicholl penetrates four centuries of obscurity to reveal not only a complex and unsettling story of entrapment and betrayal, chimerical plot and sordid felonies, but also a fascinating vision of the underside of an entire culture."--BOOK JACKET."
schema:workExample
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Fenster schließen

Bitte in WorldCat einloggen 

Sie haben kein Konto? Sie können sehr einfach ein kostenloses Konto anlegen,.