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Tamburlaine the Great : Christopher Marlowe - Christopher Marlowe

Tamburlaine the Great

Christopher Marlowe

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Published: 24th June 1999
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When first presented before Elizabethan audiences, "Tamburlaine the Great" met with considerable popular approval but over the centuries since then it has seen few professional performances. This fully annotated version, with parts one and two in a single volume, takes account of the recent work on Marlowe. This text is related to contemporary theatrical conventions and conditins, and offers a critical account of the play closely attuned to a sense of theatre. Aspects fo the play discussed include its response to "Machiavellian" ideas and the degree to which its sensational violence can provoke laughter from the audience. A full survey of recent criticism is included and a brief biography of Marlowe.

General Editors' Prefacep. vii
Prefacep. ix
Abbreviationsp. xi
Introduction
Christopher Marlowep. 1
Authorshipp. 6
Sourcesp. 9
From performance to publicationp. 20
From notoriety to criticismp. 31
The playp. 44
Stage revivalsp. 83
The textp. 85
Tamburlaine the Greatp. 107
p. 109
p. 217
Source Materialp. 318
Glossarial Index to the Commentaryp. 330
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ISBN: 9780719030963
ISBN-10: 071903096X
Series: The Revels Plays
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 338
Published: 24th June 1999
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.8  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Type: New edition