Penguin/Longman Combination Value Packs Each pack contains a Penguin edition and a Longman criticism. The Complete Plays Christopher Marlowe Editor J. B. Steane Introduction by J. B. Steane A spy, a homosexual and a heretic who was eventually killed in a brawl, Christopher Marlowe (1564-93) was a born outsider, yet many now rank him second only to Shakespeare as a master of the Elizabethan stage. This is a collection of his seven plays. and Christopher Marlowe Edited by Richard Wilson Christopher Marlowe's plays have provoked some of the most radical criticism in recent years. This new study portrays a wide range of critical approaches and also provides an account of Marlowe's life and works.
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- Mixed media product | 288 pages
- 150 x 225 x 60mm | 1,000g
- 08 Oct 1999
- Pearson Education Limited
- Harlow, United Kingdom
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Table of contents
Contents for the Penguin Classic Introduction by J. B. Steane Selected Further Reading Dido, Queen of Carthage The First Part of Tamburlaine the Great The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus A Note on the Text of Doctor Faustus The Jew of Malta Edward the Second The Massacre at Paris Additional Notes Contents for the Critical Reader Contents General Editors' Preface Acknowledgements 1. Introduction The Ruffian on the Stair The Burning Library Confessions of a Mask The Bonfire of Vanities Saint Marlowe 2. MARJORIE GARBER, 'Here's Nothing Writ': Scribe, Script and Circumscription in Marlowe's Plays 3. JONATHAN GOLDBERG, Sodomy and Society: The Case of Christopher Marlowe 4. SIMON SHEPHERD, Representing 'Women' and Males: Gender Relations in Marlowe 5. JONATHAN GOLDBERG, 'Play the Sodomites, or Worse': 'Dido Queen of Carthage' 6. JONATHAN CREWE, The Theatre of the Idols: Marlowe, Rankins, and Theatrical Images 7. ALAN SINFIELD, Legitimating Tamburlaine 8. RICHARD WILSON, Visible Bullets: 'Tamburlaine the Great' and Ivan the Terrible 9. STEPHEN GREENBLATT, Marlowe, Marx, and Anti-Semitism 10. EMILY BARTELS, Malta: 'The Jew of Malta', and the Fictions of Difference 11. THOMAS CARTELLI, King Edward's Body 12. JOHN ARCHER, Marlowe and the Observation of Men 13. JULIA BRIGGS, The Rites of Violence: Marlowe's 'Massacre at Paris' 14. JONATHAN DOLLIMORE, 'Doctor Faustus': Subversion through Transgression 15. HILARY GATTI, Bruno and Marlowe: 'Doctor Faustus' Notes on Authors Further Reading Index