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Christopher Marlowe : a Renaissance Life.

Author: Constance Brown Kuriyama
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593) emerges in most accounts of his life by biographers and critics as a mysterious and sensational action figure, a hapless pawn of circumstance, or a pseudonymous cipher. Constance Brown Kuriyama's new biography reconstructs the eventful life of a radically innovative playwright who flourished briefly and died violently more than four hundred years ago, yet persists in the romantic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kuriyama, Constance Brown.
Christopher Marlowe : A Renaissance Life.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, ©2018
Named Person: Christopher Marlowe; Christopher Marlowe
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Constance Brown Kuriyama
ISBN: 9781501731853 1501731858
OCLC Number: 1044926374
Awards: Winner of Cowinner of the Roma Gill Prize (Marlowe Society o.
Description: 1 online resource (280 pages)
Contents: Cover; Christopher Marlowe; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Chronology; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 A Canterbury Tale; 2 Fetching Gentry from the University; 3 Commencing M.A.: Acquaintances, Friends, and Connections; 4 A Poet's Life in London; 5 Lord Strange and Thomas Walsingham; 6 Fortune Turns Base; 7 A Trim Reckoning; 8 The Dead Shepherd; 9 Marlowe Lost and Found; Appendix: Transcriptions and Translations of Selected Documents; References; Index.
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Kuriyama's new biography reconstructs the eventful life of a radically innovative playwright who flourished briefly and died violently more than four hundred years ago, yet persists in the romantic  Read more...

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