One of the foremost dramatists of his day, Marlowe and his writings exerted an influence not only on the work of his contemporaries, including Shakespeare, but also on literary culture to the present. Setting Marlowe's writings in their historical context, this collection showcases the most exciting critics writing on critical and contextual approaches to his poems and plays, discussing both major and lesser-known works.
In three sections, 'Marlowe's works', 'Marlowe's world', and 'Marlowe's reception,' short chapters tell a story ranging from classical literature through to modern cinema. Other topics covered include religion, geography, audience, and women. Chapters on the critics and Marlowe now show how and why his works continue to resonate and a comprehensive further reading list provides helpful suggestions for those who want to find out more.
About the Author Emily C. Author of Spectacles of Strangeness: Imperialism, Alienation, and Marlowe which won the Roma Gill award for Best Work on Christopher Marlowe, and Speaking of the Moor: From Alcazar to Othello , and editor of Critical Essays on Christopher Marlowe , she has also published articles on race, gender, survivorship, and early modern drama and is at work on a new project on Shakespearean intertextuality.
She has contributed numerous articles to publications including Shakespeare Studies and Shakespeare Survey and her iTunesU lectures on Shakespeare and on other early modern plays have been downloaded more than , times. Show More. Bartels and Emma Smith; Part I. Marlowe's Works: 1. Marlowe's canon Martin Wiggins; 2. Marlowe's material texts Leah S. Marcus; 3. Marlowe and the limits of rhetoric Catherine Nicholson; 4. Marlowe and character Laurie Maguire and Aleksandra Thostrup; 5.
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Marlowe's World: Geography and Marlowe Jacques Lezra; History, politics and Marlowe Paulina Kewes; Marlowe and social distinction James R. Siemon; Marlowe, militarism and violence Patricia Cahill; Education, the university and Marlowe Elizabeth Hanson; Marlowe and the question of will Kathryn Schwartz; Marlowe and the self Lars Engle; Race, nation and Marlowe Emily C. Bartels; Marlowe and religion Gillian Woods; Marlowe and Queer Theory David Clark; Marlowe and women Alison Findlay; This collection sets Marlowe's plays and poems in their historical context, exploring his world and his wider cultural influence.
Chapters by leading international scholars discuss both his major and lesser-known works. Divided into three sections, 'Marlowe's works', 'Marlowe's world', and 'Marlowe's reception', the book ranges from Marlowe's relationship with his own audience through to adaptations of his plays for modern cinema. Other contexts for Marlowe include history and politics, religion and science.
Discussions of Marlowe's critics and Marlowe's appeal today, in performance, literature and biography, show how and why his works continue to resonate; and a comprehensive further reading list provides helpful suggestions for those who want to find out more. Stapleton, Renaissance Quarterly "The present volume is a major addition to the study of Marlowe and is essential reading. Stapleton, Renaissance Quarterly. Added to basket. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Tennessee Williams.http://staging.burrells.co.uk/dusuq-location-my.php
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