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By M.L. Stapleton

Contributions to this quantity discover the assumption of Marlowe as a operating artist, based on John Addington Symonds' characterization of him as a "sculptor-poet." in the course of the physique of his work-including not just the poems and performs, but in addition his forays into translation and imitation-a amazing corporation of demonstrated and rising literary students strains how Marlowe conceives an concept, shapes and refines it, then remakes and remodels it, in simple terms to refashion it extra in his writing strategy. those essays unavoidably overlap with each other within the different types of lives, level, and web page, which signs their interdependent nature concerning questions of authorship, theater and function historical past, in addition to interpretive concerns in the works themselves. The individuals interpret and research the disputed evidence of Marlowe's lifestyles, the textual problems that emerge from the staging of his performs, the severe investigations coming up from analyses of person works, and their dating to these of his contemporaries. the gathering engages in new methods the controversies and complexities of its subject's existence and artwork. It displays the flourishing nation of Marlowe reports because it shapes the twenty-first century perception of the poet and playwright as grasp craftsman.

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T. ), Marlowe (New York: Palgrave, 2003); Sarah K. L. ), Christopher Marlowe (Harlow: Longman, 1999). ), “Doctor Faustus” with The English Faust Book (Indianapolis: Hackett, 2008). M. ), Christopher Marlowe: The Complete Poems and Translations (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1971; rpt. 2007). 7 Charles Nicholl, The Reckoning: The Murder of Christopher Marlowe, rev. edition (New York: Vintage, 2002); Matthew N. Proser, The Gift of Fire: Aggression and the Plays of Christopher Marlowe (New York: Peter Lang, 1995); Lisa Hopkins, Christopher Marlowe: A Literary Life (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2000); and Christopher Marlowe, Renaissance Dramatist (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2008); Constance B.

SCOTT Mount St. L. STAPLETON Indiana University-Purdue University, Fort Wayne, USA First published 2010 by Ashgate Publishing Published 2016 by Routledge 2 Park Square, Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon OX14 4RN 711 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10017, USA Routledge is an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business Copyright © 2010 The editors and contributors All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reprinted or reproduced or utilised in any form or by any electronic, mechanical, or other means, now known or hereafter invented, including photocopying and recording, or in any information storage or retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publishers.

7 Charles Nicholl, The Reckoning: The Murder of Christopher Marlowe, rev. edition (New York: Vintage, 2002); Matthew N. Proser, The Gift of Fire: Aggression and the Plays of Christopher Marlowe (New York: Peter Lang, 1995); Lisa Hopkins, Christopher Marlowe: A Literary Life (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2000); and Christopher Marlowe, Renaissance Dramatist (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2008); Constance B. Kuriyama, Christopher Marlowe: A Renaissance Life (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2002); Roy Kendall, Christopher Marlowe and Richard Baines: Journeys through the Elizabethan Underground (Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2003); David Riggs, The World of Christopher Marlowe (New York: Henry Holt, 2005); Park Honan, Christopher Marlowe: Poet & Spy (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005).

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