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The Companion to Christopher Marlowe


The Companion to Christopher Marlowe recalls that Marlowe was an inventor of the English history play (Edward II) and of Ovidian narrative verse (Hero and Leander), as well as being author of such masterpieces of tragedy and lyric as Doctor Faustus and 'The Passionate Shepherd to His Love'. The Companion includes a chronology of Marlowe's life, a note on reference works, and a reading list for each chapter.


Table of Contents


1. Introduction: Marlowe in the twenty-first century Patrick Cheney
2. Marlowe's life David Riggs
3. Marlovian texts and authorship Laurie Maguire
4. Marlowe and style Russ McDonald
5. Marlowe and the politics of religion Paul Whitfield White
6. Marlowe and the English literary scene James P. Bednarz
7. Marlowe's poems and classicism Georgia Brown
8. Tamburlaine the Great, Parts One and Two Mark Thornton Burnett
9. The Jew of Malta Julia Reinhard Lupton
10. Edward II Thomas Cartelli
11. Doctor Faustus Thomas Healy
12. Dido, Queen of Carthage and The Massacre at Paris Sara Munson Deats
13. Tragedy, patronage, and power Richard Wilson
14. Geography and identity in Marlowe Garrett A. Sullivan, Jr.
15. Marlowe's men and women: gender and sexuality Kate Chedgzoy
16. Marlowe in theatre and film Lois Potter
17. Marlowe's reception and influence Lisa Hopkins

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