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Christopher Marlowe
(getauft 26. Februar 1564; † 30. Mai 1593), Spitzname „Kit“, war ein englischer Dichter, Dramatiker und Übersetzer des elisabethanischen Zeitalters. Die Kenntnisse über Christopher Marlowes Persönlichkeit und Leben sind äußerst spärlich und lückenhaft. Sein Drama »Edward II« ist ein bedeutendes schwules Theaterstück und eine klassische Darstellung eines schwulen Lebens.

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David Riggs: The World of Christopher Marlowe

David Riggs: The World of Christopher Marlowe

UK 2005, 411pp., pb, € 19.95
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The biographer evokes the atmosphere and texture of Marlowe's life, from the stench and poverty of a childhood spent near Canterbury's abattoirs to the fanatical pursuit of classical learning at school. Marlowe won a place at Cambridge University, where he entered its world of 18-hour working days, religious intrigue and twilight homosexuality, tolerated but unspoken. The gifted student was not ... Weiterlesen

Louise Welsh: Tamburlaine Must Die

Louise Welsh: Tamburlaine Must Die

UK 2004, 152 pp., pb, € 12.29
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1593: London is a city on edge. Under threat from plague and war, it's a desperate place where strangers are unwelcome and severed heads grin from spikes on Tower Bridge. Playwright, poet and spy, Christopher Marlowe has three days to live. Three days in which he confronts dangerous government factions, double agents, necromancy, betrayal and revenge. He's accused of being ... Weiterlesen

Christopher Marlowe: The Complete Plays

Christopher Marlowe: The Complete Plays

Ed. by Frank Romany and Robert Lindsey. UK 2003, 702 pp., brochure, € 12.90
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Penguin UK
Marlowe's seven plays dramatise the fatal lure of potent forces, whether religious, occult or erotic. In the victories of Tamburlaine, Faustus's encounters with the demonic, the irreverence of Barabas in »The Jew of Malta«, and the humiliation of gay Edward II in his fall from power and influence, Marlowe explores the shifting balance between power and helplessness, the sacred and ... Weiterlesen

Constance Kuriyama: Christopher Marlowe – A Renaissance Life

Constance Kuriyama: Christopher Marlowe – A Renaissance Life

USA 2002, 255 pp., cloth, € 42.59
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It may not have been easy to write a temperate biography of a young man reputed to be »intemperate & of cruel heart«, but the author does just that. With cool reason and fresh research, she throws water onto the conspiratorial fire that today surrounds Marlowe's life and death, and in the process she makes a splash of her own. ... Weiterlesen

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