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The world of Christopher Marlowe

Author: David Riggs
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the life of poetic dramatist Christopher Marlowe, discussing how he challenged English society with his writings, what influence his work had on the literary world, how his life was impacted by the political and social atmosphere of his time, and other related topics.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Christopher Marlowe; Christopher Marlowe; Christopher Marlowe; Christopher Marlowe
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Riggs
ISBN: 0805077553 9780805077551 0805080368 9780805080360
OCLC Number: 56011059
Notes: "A John Macrae book."
Originally published: London : Faber, 2004.
Description: 411 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Citizen Marlowe --
Lessons learned in childhood --
Speaking like a Roman --
Scholars and gentlemen --
Thinking like a Roman --
The teacher of desire --
Plots and counter plots --
Proceeding in the arts --
In the theatre of the idols --
Notoriety --
"He is like Dr. Faustus" --
Double agents --
The counterfeiters --
Waiting for the end --
In the theatre of God's judgements.
Responsibility: David Riggs.
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Chronicles the life of poetic dramatist Christopher Marlowe, discussing how he challenged English society with his writings, what influence his work had on the literary world, how his life was impacted by the political and social atmosphere of his time, and other related topics.

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