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...The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus, to give it its full title, by Christopher Marlowe, was first published in 1604, at least twelve years after its first performance, although the basic story of the play is much older.Having decided he...
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...Doctor Faustus is Christopher Marlowe's most renowned and controversial work. Famous for being the first dramatised version of the Faustus tale, the play depicts the sinister aftermath of Faustus's decision to sell his soul to the Devil's...

Tamburlaine the Great: Part One

Edited by

Anthony B. Dawson

~playauthor~Written by~ Christopher Marlowe , Anthony B. Dawson ~playauthor~Edited by~ Anthony B. Dawson

Methuen Drama, 2003

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Acts: 5, Scenes: 19, Roles: Total (29), Female (5), Male (23), Unassigned (1)

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...Tamburlaine is Marlowe’s seminal play: with the story of a complex and ruthless conqueror he created a magnificent theatrical architecture of power and ambition and proclaimed a new kind of verse. From humble beginnings...

Tamburlaine The Great: Part Two

Edited by

Anthony B. Dawson

~playauthor~Written by~ Christopher Marlowe , Anthony B. Dawson ~playauthor~Edited by~ Anthony B. Dawson

Methuen Drama, 2003

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Acts: 5, Scenes: 21, Roles: Total (29), Female (4), Male (24), Unassigned (1)

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...Tamburlaine is Marlowe’s seminal play: with the story of a complex and ruthless conqueror he created a magnificent theatrical architecture of power and ambition and proclaimed a new kind of verse. From humble beginnings...

Doctor Faustus

Edited by

Roma Gill

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Ros King

~playauthor~Written by~ Christopher Marlowe , Roma Gill , Ros King ~playauthor~Edited by~ Roma Gill , Ros King

Methuen Drama, 2008

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Scenes: 18, Roles: Total (33), Female (8), Male (24), Unassigned (1)

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... he knows to be inadequate. He is obsessed with fame, but his achievement as a devil-assisted celebrity magician is less substantial than it was previously as a scholar. Marlowe's most famous play is a tragedy, but also...

Edward II

~playauthor~Written by~ Christopher Marlowe , Martin Wiggins , Robert Lindsey ~playauthor~Edited by~ Martin Wiggins , Robert Lindsey

Methuen Drama, 2005

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Scenes: 25, Roles: Total (38), Female (5), Male (33), Unassigned (0)

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... on Holinshed’s Chronicles (1587) and set in early fourteenth century England, Marlowe’s play is a portrait of a flawed monarch, driven by his animal passions and by an overwhelming romantic obsession. Copyright © 1997 A & C Black Publishers Limited...

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Christopher Ivic

Christopher Ivic is Senior Lecturer in English, Bath Spa University, Bath, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespeare and National Identity : A Dictionary

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2017

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... not tolerate other Protestants. Is it any surprise that Marlowe’s The Jew of Malta (1592) and Shakespeare’s play treat Jewish characters in the manner they do? Yet many critics have read Shakespeare’s treatment of Shylock as more than...

Introduction

Christopher R. Wilson

Christopher R.Wilson is Professor in the Department of Music at the University of Hull, UK. He has published on English music/words topics from the late medieval period to the 20th century. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespeare’s Musical Imagery

Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

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... (3.1.13–14) To shallow rivers, to whose falls Melodious birds sings madrigals. Sir Hugh’s lines come from the second and third stanzas of the poem, ‘Come live with me and be my love’, attributed to Christopher Marlowe. The context...

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Christopher R. Wilson

Christopher R.Wilson is Professor in the Department of Music at the University of Hull, UK. He has published on English music/words topics from the late medieval period to the 20th century. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michela Calore

Michela Calore is an independent scholar who specializes in the staging conditions of the Elizabethan theatre. She has a particular interest in the Rose theatre and the repertoire of the Admiral's Men, and has published articles on the language and staging of plays written in the 1580s and the 1590s. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Music in Shakespeare : A Dictionary

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2005

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... composition, but it was also employed in a somewhat more specific way for frivolous dramatic devices, very much as Marlowe, Shakespeare and Jonson use “jig”’. In a specific musical context it can refer to a tune, often a ballad tune usually...

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Christopher R. Wilson

Christopher R.Wilson is Professor in the Department of Music at the University of Hull, UK. He has published on English music/words topics from the late medieval period to the 20th century. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michela Calore

Michela Calore is an independent scholar who specializes in the staging conditions of the Elizabethan theatre. She has a particular interest in the Rose theatre and the repertoire of the Admiral's Men, and has published articles on the language and staging of plays written in the 1580s and the 1590s. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Music in Shakespeare : A Dictionary

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2005

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... Honourable Entertainment given to the Queenes Maiestie in Progresse, at Elvetham in Hampshire, by the right Honorable the Earle of Hertford, fol. E2v). Christopher Marlowe alludes to the rapidity of the notes in divisions in ‘That kisse...