The Works of Christopher Marlowe: With Notes and Some Account of His Life and Writings, Volume 2

William Pickering
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William Pickering
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Dec 31, 1850
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460
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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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