Christopher marlowe (1564 1593) emerges in most accounts of his life by biographers and critics as a mysterious and sensational action figure, a hapless pawn of circumstance, or a pseudonymous cipher. The world of christopher marlowe user review - not available - book verdict riggs (english, stanford univ), whose previous work includes the authoritative ben jonson: a life , has drawn together a marvelous biography of the talented and notoriously combative poet, playwright. Watch video while christopher marlowe's literary career lasted less than six years, and his life only 29 years, his achievements, most notably the play the tragicall history. The world of christopher marlowe author: david riggs published: faber and faber 2005 (new ed) details: paperback 432pp isbn: 0571221602 summary: biography placing marlowe's life and work in the context of the times reviews: marlowe society london review bookshop british theatre guide ny times buy online: betterworldbooks. At their simultaneous centenaries, marlowe was shamefully shortchanged it would be no less a shame if a recent popular biography of shakespeare eclipsed david riggs's worthy world of christopher marlowe kit and will are a pair of equal deservers with praiseworthy modesty, riggs calls his book the world, not. Find great deals for christopher marlowe : poet and spy by park honan (2006, hardcover) christopher marlowe's life was the most spectacular of any english. Christopher marlowe was baptized on 26th february 1564 in canterbury, england his exact date of birth is unknown he was a poet, dramatist and translator of the elizabethan era in fact he was the first elizabethan tragedian he studied at ‘the king’s school’ and then got a scholarship to ‘corpus christi college’, cambridge.
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Christopher marlowe was born in canterbury in 1564, the same year as his great rival william shakespeare though his father was only a shoemaker, marlowe was.
The world of christopher marlowe [david riggs] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers david riggs 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. Christopher marlowe facts: the english dramatist christopher marlowe (1564-1593) was the first english playwright to reveal the full potential of dramatic blank verse and the first to exploit the tragic implications of renaissance humanism. Examine the life, times, and work of christopher marlowe through detailed author biographies on enotes. Christopher marlowe was born to john and katherine marlowe in canterbury, 1564 over the period of fourteen years, his mother bore nine children, which was common during that time.