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Jew of Malta (78 Edition)

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The Jew of Malta is a formative and brilliant play which has come to hold an increasingly important position in the Marlowe canon. This edition is based on the only surviving text, the 1633 quarto, which has been carefully examined and is shown to be more authentic and reliable than most earlier scholars were prepared to allow. The fullest available account of the sources of the play is given, with discussion of Marlowes knowledge of Mediterranean history, and consideration of Elizabethan Machiavellianism. The plays theatrical vitality is illuminated by the suggestions about its original staging in Bawcutts fascinating appendix.

Synopsis:

One of the best-known works by the hugely influential English Renaissance dramatist Christopher Marlowe. The Introduction discusses the significance of this brilliant and major work, with detailed commentary provided for meanings of difficult words, lines, and references.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780719016189
Editor:
Bawcutt, N. W.
Author:
Bawcutt, N. W.
Author:
Marlowe, Christopher
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
Location:
Manchester, Eng. :
Subject:
Drama
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
British and irish drama (dramatic works by on
Subject:
Jews -- Malta -- Drama.
Subject:
LIT013000
Subject:
British & Irish
Subject:
Drama-Women and Ethnic
Edition Number:
Paperback ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Revels Plays (Paperback)
Publication Date:
19800231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.55x5.61x.55 in. .67 lbs.

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Drama » British and Irish Anthologies
Arts and Entertainment » Drama » Plays
Arts and Entertainment » Drama » Women and Ethnic
History and Social Science » Archaeology » General
Religion » Comparative Religion » General

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"Synopsis" by , One of the best-known works by the hugely influential English Renaissance dramatist Christopher Marlowe. The Introduction discusses the significance of this brilliant and major work, with detailed commentary provided for meanings of difficult words, lines, and references.
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