Christopher Marlowe

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


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methodology of the metatheatre of Marlovian and Shakespearean drama is
(21) Randolph obviously follows Shakespeare in 2 Henry IV, who equipped Pistol with similarly debased Marlovian rhetoric.
There is laughter in Augustine, as every Marlovian will agree, not unlike that laughter in heaven at the absurdities of sin, as Milton rehearses, but it is a far cry from the robust earthiness of Bakhtin's conception.
Hammill terms this self-destructive fascination with "mighty monarchy" (1Tam, 1.1.138) "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)
(1) Some will point out that a general Marlovian literary influence has always been acknowledged for the three plays, as well as for others such as Richard III.
His primary conclusion is that "the most important Marlovian contribution to Shakespeare's artistry was an inventiveness with ...
He had little reason to discard this pattern: throughout the play, lines of verse and syntactically complete units coincide in what is a characteristically Marlovian cumulative style.
That such an impulse for constructing meaning and making theatre was used to effect by students who initially could not distinguish, among other Marlovian issues, the intolerance in The Jew of Malta suggests that, in the end, Mee's approach can be useful in shaping the student creators as well as their creation.
Andrew Gibson, in his book Postmodernity, Ethics and the Novel: from Leavis to Levinas, reads Heart of Darkness in terms of a "Kurtzian discourse" of ontology, totality, and mastery (found in the speech of many characters, including at times Marlow) versus a "'Marlovian' discourse" based on an "amazed encounter with alterity" and the threatening of "representation itself ...
characterizes Marlovian scholarship to its detriment" (2), and alternatively she argues that "the significance of the evidence claiming to describe his opinions does not depend on its authenticity but rather upon its very textuality" (6).
(40) "Enterprise," used in this sense, is a Marlovian word, occurring twice in Faustus 1604.
(18) See Tom Rutter, 'Marlovian Echoes in the Admiral's Men Repertory: Alcazar, Stukeley, Patient Grissil', Shakespeare Bulletin 27 (2009), 27-38.
Shakespeare's Stratford, land of properly domesticated housewives, was apparently a far cry from the ostensibly pornographic outer regions capable of supplying a suitably naughty Marlovian Helen.
(Of the other two, one occurs in Merchant, 2.9.89, and is not particularly elevated or pompous; the other occurs in John, 3.1.241 and is similar to the instances in Richard II.) For an exciting account--just possibly related to the analysis in this essay--of other Marlovian seizures in Richard II, see Harry Berger, Jr., Imaginary Audition (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1989), especially 64-73.
The letter has grown to half its length when Conrad shades into the Marlovian idiom and tone.