Their texts fully restored by recent scholarship, Marlowe's astonishing works can now be appreciated as originally written. For the first time, this edition boasts the complete plays - including two versions of Doctor Faustus.
Christopher Marlowe (1564-93) was educated at Cambridge and soon established his reputation as a playwright. Away from the stage, Marlowe was a man who courted danger as a homosexual, a spy, and an outspoken atheist. He was murdered at the age of 29 in a tavern in Deptford.
Robert Lindsey is Associate Aditor of the journal Medieval and Renaissance Drama in English. Frank Romany teaches English at St John's College, Oxford.--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
If you are an A level student this is NOT for you. The book is unfortunately advertised as having both A & B text on the 'Look Inside' however it only has one text and there is no... Read morePublished on 19 Feb. 2011 by K
Christopher Marlowe is a practically unknown writer... as Shakespeare's teacher it is a mystery as to why the focus is solely upon Shakespeare... in schools, plays, etc. Read morePublished on 29 Jun. 2006 by Ms. K. Flynn