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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Marlowe, Christopher, -- 1564-1593,,
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Friends and associates.

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Edition Notes

Statementby F. P. Wislon.
SeriesClark lectures, Trinity College, Cambridge University, 1951, Clark lectures -- 1951.
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p. ;
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22124788M

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  Christopher Marlowe was a poet and playwright at the forefront of the 16th-century dramatic renaissance. His works influenced William Shakespeare and generations of .   Rhys Ifans as the Earl of Oxford in Anonymous, Death-faking ghost writer. First advanced in the 19th century, the “Marlovian theory” – that the story of his death in was a ruse Author: John Dugdale. Looking at a timeline literature production starting at the birth of Shakespeare & Marlowe in to ages 29 in one can decipher from the book that Marlowe translated Ovid's Elegies, wrote Tamberlane I, Tamberlane II, Dr. Fautus, The First Book of Lucan, Dido - Queen of Carthage, The Jew of Malta, Edward II, Hero and Leander, The Massacre /5(5). Marlowe and the Early Shakespeare. Wilson, F. P. Format Book Published Oxford, Clarendon Press, Language English Series Cambridge [University] Trinity College. Clark Lectures, Clark Lectures Description p. 20 cm. Notes Bibliographical footnotes.

Christopher Marlowe, Elizabethan poet and Shakespeare’s most important predecessor in English drama, who is noted especially for his establishment of dramatic blank verse. Marlowe was the second child and eldest son of John Marlowe, a Canterbury shoemaker. Nothing is known of his first schooling.   F. P. Wilson was a British scholar specialized in the Elizabethan era of drama. Marlowe and the Early Shakespeare is a collection of 5 lectures delivered at Trinity College at Cambridge in Where appropriate and for the sake of contextualization, either in terms of a timeline or in terms of the quality/similarity of work, Wilson compares Marlowe to the early Shakespeare.   If Marlowe wrote part of the play it would be his first foray into light comedy. Nance’s research will appear in a new book, Early Shakespeare, , a Author: Dalya Alberge.   Marlowe, however – a celebrated playwright and a Cambridge-trained scholar – would have been exposed to exactly the sort of learning found in the plays. As one critic has written, "Marlowe was a divinity student and a classicist, a translator of Ovid. His learning was of the kind and quality that scholars find in Shakespeare.".