Christopher Marlowe

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English poet and playwright who introduced blank verse as a form of dramatic expression


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Thus Marlovians, who will appreciate and profit exceedingly from Cheney's insights into and close comparative readings of Marlowe and Spenser, may yet find Cheney's paradigm ultimately too limiting for an appreciation of Marlowe's poetic achievement, even as (paradoxically) the paradigm broadens our sense of Marlowe as a dramatic and verse poet responding to a wide range of classical and contemporary influences.
Duxfield's book is a worthy inclusion in this lineage, and Marlovians will have to wait to see what Routledge intends to do in the critical space they've acquired.
138) "the Marlovian sublime" and remarks how the author's relationship to the mightiness that would destroy him was never exposed more troublingly than in the last moments of his final finished work, when "fully aware that Lightborne has come to kill him," Edward II responds by imagining his own death as a collaboration: (8)
My point is not that we need to reject the attribution of the poem to Marlowe, only that it is an uncertain, because overdetermined affair, with the only independent witness, Englands Helicon, coming from the shop whose owner, John Flasket, had an obvious investment in the scarce commodity that is Marlovian writing.
In his "Categorical Transgression in Marlovian Death and Damnation: 'Curses
The expression of "the scourge of God" is a Marlovian phrase for the counteraction of aggressive forces persists in Tamburlaine.
Despite this, a relatively small amount of work has been devoted to this aspect of Marlovian drama.
Stratford's 77tus harkened back to Elizabethan productions of bloody revenge with a comic admixture, a distinctly 1590s, Marlovian influence also found in Richard III but it also participated in the play's modern production trend of mixing comedy and horror and emphasizing the central female characters that began with Deborah Warren's 1987 production for the Royal Shakespeare Company.
SIR FRANCIS BACON: Jacobean essayist Sir Francis Bacon was the favourite of conspiracy theorists in the 19th century, largely due to symmetries of wording and meaning between Bacon's own works and those attributed to Shakespeare CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE: The so-called Marlovian theory goes that Marlowe, a prolific writer in his own right, faked his own death to avoid charges of subversive atheism, and used Shakespeare's name as a front to continue writing.
Elsewhere Bloom speaks expansively of what he calls Shakespeare's apprenticeship to Marlowe: "We can believe that the defining moment of Shakespeare's life and work came when he first attended Marlowe's Tamburlaine and observed the enthrallment of the audience by the power of Marlovian rhetoric.
Rather, for Parker, the possibility of Marlovian drama existed from the beginning in the claims of Christian theology itself: "It will be the task of this book to argue that Marlowe separates sacred and secular drama--the Middle Ages, as it were, from the High Renaissance--the way a common wall divides adjacent rooms.
The gentle old couple bring a simple supper up to the room which Borat pretends to eat, obviously haunted by medieval and Marlovian notions of well-poisoning.
The contention of an overarching influence of Marlowe on Shakespeare's development resists minimizing either playwright's talent and reflects the importance of a 'powerful, dominant element in the Marlovian legacy' (p.
Robert Logan then traces the "imprints of Doctor Faustus on The Tempest" (193), demonstrating how Shakespeare transformed Marlovian ideas into something quite different.
In two later plays, The Jew of Malta and Doctor Faustus, Barabas's Malta ('our Mediterranean sea', as he says) and Faustus's Germany ('our land', in his words) are distinctively Marlovian.