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Christopher Marlowe (1564 - 1593)

Nationality: British
Periods: British: 1500-1700

writer of the play Dr. Faustus, possible author of some works atributed to Shakespeare

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Doctor Faustus

Edward II

The Jew of Malta

The Massacre at Paris

Tamburlaine the Great

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Criticism about Christopher Marlowe

Christopher Marlowe (1564-1598)
http://www.luminarium.org/renlit/marlowe.htm
This site, entitled luminarium, was created for "students and enthusiasts of English literature." It includes links to the life and works of Christopher Marlowe, links to essays and articles on Marlowe's work, and provides a list and links to additional sources for information about him.
Contains: Sketch, Pictures, Criticism, Commentary, Works List, Webliography, Bibliography
Author: Anniina Jokinen.
Keywords: "Amorous Neptune", "Hero and Leander," "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love"
 
Marlowe and Kyd
http://www.bartleby.com/215/index.html#7
This lengthy analysis of the authors' lives and works includes sections on "The forerunners of Shakespeare", "Marlowe’s life and early literary work", "Tamburlaine the Great", "Dr. Faustus", "Marlowe’s share in other Plays", "Marlowe’s non-dramatic writings", "Thomas Kyd’s early work", and "Criticism of Kyd’s work and comparison with Marlowe; Kyd’s place in English Drama."
Contains: Extensive Bio, Commentary, Criticism, Bibliography
Author: G. Gregory Smith
From: The Cambridge History of English and American Literature Vol.5, The Drama to 1642, Part One
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Matthew Scarsbrook's page on Christopher Marlowe
http://www.matthewgscarsbrook.com-a.googlepages.com/christophermarlowe
Includes a timeline, profile, and comprehensive lists of associates, works and primary sources compiled screenwriter/director Matthew Scarsbrook in preparation for his fictionalized account of Marlowe's life.
Author: Scarsbrook, Matthew
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