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The World of Christopher Marlowe

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This is the definitive book about the man who revolutionised English drama and English poetry - and was murdered in his prime. 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. Marlowe won a place at Cambridge University, where he entered its world of eighteen-hour working days, religious intrigue and twilight homosexuality. The gifted student was not immune to the passions ...

The World of Christopher Marlowe 2006, Owl Books (NY), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780805080360

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The World of Christopher Marlowe 2005, Henry Holt & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780805077551

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The World of Christopher Marlowe 2005, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571221608

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The World of Christopher Marlowe 2004, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571221592

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