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Christopher Marlowe the craftsman : lives, stage and page

Author: Sarah Scott; M L Stapleton
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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,
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Christopher Marlowe; Christopher Marlowe; Christopher Marlowe; Christopher Marlowe; Christopher Marlowe; Christopher Marlowe; Christopher Marlowe; Christopher Marlowe
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Scott; M L Stapleton
ISBN: 9780754669838 0754669831 9780754697930 0754697932
OCLC Number: 474870524
Description: viii, 261 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Marlowe scholarship and criticism: the current scene / Robert A. Logan --
Marlowe thinking globally / Richard F. Hardin --
Reviewing what we think we know about Christopher Marlowe, again / J.A. Downie --
Was Marlowe a violent man? / Rosalind Barber --
Edward II and residual allegory / Alan C. Dessen --
What Shakespeare did to Marlowe in private: Dido, Faustus, and Bottom / Meredith Skura --
The Jew of Malta and the development of city comedy: "the mean passage of a history" / Sarah K. Scott --
Speaking to the audience: direct address in the plays of Marlowe and his contemporaries / Ruth Lunney --
On the eventfulness of Hero and Leander / Stephen Booth --
Marlowe's first Ovid: Certaine of Ovids elegies / M.L. Stapleton --
Marlowe and Marston's Cursus / Robert Darcy --
Marlowe's last poem: elegiac aesthetics and the epitaph on Sir Robert Manwood / Dympna Callaghan --
Hell is discovered: the Roman destination of Doctor Faustus / Brett Foster --
Consuming sorrow: conversion and consumption in Tamburlaine: part one / Carolyn Scott --
Fractional Faustus: Edward Alleyn's part in the printing of the A-text / Paul Manzer.
Responsibility: edited by Sarah K. Scott and Michael Stapleton.

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Features contributions that explore the idea of Marlowe as a working artist, in keeping with John Addington Symonds' characterization of him as a 'sculptor-poet'. This title interprets and analyzes  Read more...

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'Innovative and engaging, this anthology is a rich addition to Marlowe studies, complementing and extending the best of recent scholarship. Its collective emphasis on Marlowe as a literary craftsman Read more...

 
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