The Cambridge Companion to Christopher Marlowe by Patrick CheneyThe Cambridge Companion to Christopher Marlowe by Patrick Cheney

The Cambridge Companion to Christopher Marlowe

EditorPatrick Cheney

Paperback | August 9, 2004

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Sixteen leading scholars provide authoritative chapters on relevant topics of Marlowe's life and works in this complete introduction to the famed pioneer of both the Elizabethan stage and modern English poetry. The essays cover his texts and style, use of classicism, and representations of sexuality and gender, as well as of geography and identity. The volume also considers the religious, political, courtly, and literary contexts of Marlowe's authorship, his presence in modern film and theater, and his influence on subsequent writers.
Patrick Cheney is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Pennsylvania State University. He is the author of Marlowe's Counterfeit Profession: Ovid, Spenser, Counter-Nationhood (1997) and Spenser's Famous Flight: A Renaissance Idea of a Literary Career (1993).
Title:The Cambridge Companion to Christopher MarloweFormat:PaperbackDimensions:338 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.75 inPublished:August 9, 2004Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521527341

ISBN - 13:9780521527347


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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