Marlowe


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

tough cynical detective (one of the early detective heroes in American fiction) created by Raymond Chandler

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Indeed, the conceptual opposition between trauma and tragedy is so central to Marlowes dramaturgy, Martin claims, that it animates even those plays that are not putatively tragedies, as it is tragedy's impulse to rationalize suffering that is Marlowe's real target.
com/william-shakespeare-authorship-conspiracy-theories-did-famous-playwright-have-2358426) Christopher Marlowe was a playwright previously best known for his works "Hero and Leander," "Edward the Second" and "The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus.
The issue of whether Shakespeare wrote all the plays attributed to him has been the subject of endless conjecture, with one persistent theory being that they were actually written by Marlowe — a notion rejected by Shakespeare scholars.
Marlowe never shows or mentions the human adversaries in the Scholastic debates in which Faustus has triumphed.
Michael Drayton's often quoted lines on the poet Marlowe draw attention to the Neoplatonist underpinnings of the poetics:
As he spent his twilight years drinking heavily and enjoying the celebrity and fortune he had earned with his Philip Marlowe novels and his work in Hollywood, Raymond Chandler tinkered with a short story that would pit his famous character against the final frontier of the hardboiled detective: marriage.
The character of Marlowe is certainly a fertile topic for exploration.
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Exhorted by Marlowe, Nick found himself posturing in the garden, fighting in the street, up and down the stairs and in and out of the rooms, caught up in the drama, and swept away by the music of the words.
In Asia and the Far East, Marlowe talks about two idols of Samarkand as Asiatic deity.
MacKenzie's beautifully presented monograph, from the cover of which grins a praying skeletal figure, addresses the figuring of mortality in the plays, and argues that Marlowe drew much more significantly than is currently acknowledged on what he terms "the visual diversity of the age" (xvi).
Scholars of English literature and theater from the US, Britain, and Australia explore the life and work of Elizabethan poet and playwright Marlowe (1564-93).
But for the most part the steep constraint of line-by-line translation into rhyming couplets gives Marlowe a means to transmit the contagious, manic energies of Ovid's lines, drawing his reader into a play with form and endowing the work with an ongoing subcutaneous formal pun: these are couplets about coupling.
When Christopher Marlowe awoke on the morning of May 30 1593 he was the greatest playwright England had ever known.