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Publisher Description

Marlowe was an enigmatic character – part poet, scholar, soldier, spy and tavern brawler – and his legend continues to elude historians. This eBook provides readers with a new and erudite edition of Marlowe’s works, offering every play, poem, translation and much more. Now you can truly own all of Marlowe’s works and a range of BONUS material on your eReader, and all in one well-organised file. (Current version: 4)


* concise introductions to the plays and other works

* ALL the plays, each with its own contents table – navigate easily between acts and scenes – find that special quotation quickly!

* even includes the apocryphal play LUST’S DOMINION, available nowhere else

* contains both versions (A & B) of DOCTOR FAUSTUS

* ALL the poetry, with excellent formatting

* beautiful images relating to Marlowe’s life, locations and works

* EVEN includes the SOURCES for some of the plays, allowing you to explore Marlowe’s inspiration

* INCLUDES no less than 4 biographies – explore the playwright’s mysterious life from multiple sources across history

* the SPECIAL literary criticism section boasts four works that examine Marlowe’s contribution to literature

* scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

* includes a front MASTER table of contents, allowing easy navigation around Marlowe’s immense oeuvre

* features a special ‘Glossary of Elizabethan Language’, which will aid your comprehension of difficult words and phrases


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CONTENTS:


The Plays

DIDO, QUEEN OF CARTHAGE

THE SOURCE TEXT OF DIDO, QUEEN OF CARTHAGE

TAMBURLAINE THE GREAT PART 1

TAMBURLAINE THE GREAT PART 2

THE JEW OF MALTA

DOCTOR FAUSTUS (A TEXT)

DOCTOR FAUSTUS (B TEXT)

EDWARD II

THE SOURCE TEXT OF EDWARD II

THE MASSACRE AT PARIS

 

The Apocryphal Play

LUST’S DOMINION

 

The Poetry

TRANSLATION OF BOOK ONE OF LUCAN’S THE PHARSALIA

TRANSLATION OF OVID’S ELEGIES

THE PASSIONATE SHEPHERD TO HIS LOVE

THE NYMPH’S REPLY TO THE SHEPHERD BY SIR WALTER RALEIGH

HERO AND LEANDER

FRAGMENT

IN OBITUM HONORATISSIMI VIRI, ROGERI MANWOOD etc.

DIALOGUE IN VERSE

EPIGRAMS BY J.D.

 

The Criticism

EXTRACTS FROM ‘THE LIFE OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE’ BY SIDNEY LEE

THE INFLUENCE OF CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE ON SHAKSPERE’S BY A. W. VERITY

EXTRACT FROM ‘A STUDY OF SHAKESPEARE’ BY ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE

SOME NOTES ON THE BLANK VERSE OF CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE BY T.S. ELIOT

 

The Biographies

MARLOWE AND HIS ASSOCIATES BY JOHN H. INGRAM

THE MUSES’ DARLING BY CHARLES NORMAN

CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE BY J. G. LEWIS

THE DEATH OF CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE BY J. LESLIE HOTSON

 

GLOSSARY OF ELIZABETHAN LANGUAGE


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GENRE
Arts & Entertainment
RELEASED
2013
July 23
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
2,342
Pages
PUBLISHER
Delphi Classics
SELLER
DELPHI CLASSICS
SIZE
9.6
MB

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