Tamburlaine the Great: Parts One and Two


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Tamburlaine the Great, Parts One and Two are the first plays that Christopher Marlowe wrote for London's then new freestanding, open-air public playhouses. They trace the progress of Tamburlaine, a Central Asian leader, as he "scourge[s] kingdoms with his conquering sword" and rises to imperial power. The plays began Marlowe's brief career as a public theatre dramatist with a bang: the brutally masculine and martial main character immediately captured audiences and the plays were widely imitated and parodied. Even four ...

Tamburlaine the Great: Parts One and Two 2014, Broadview Press Ltd, Peterborough

ISBN-13: 9781554811748