CONTENTS: Preface / Kenneth Friedenreich -- Marlowe and Shakespeare / Kenneth Muir -- Marlowe's mind and the heart of darkness / Norman Rabkin -- Shakespeare's use of Marlowe in As you like it / Kay Stanton -- Ben Jonson and Marlowe's "mighty line" / James A. Riddell -- The rhetoric of Marlowe's orations / J.W. Van Hook -- Signs of the times : Christopher Marlowe's decline in the seventeenth century / John T. Shawcross -- Marlowe in the Civil War and Commonwealth : some allusions and parodies / Lois Potter -- Dido queen of Carthage and the evolution of Marlowe's dramatic style / Matthew N. Proser -- "Working words" : the verbal dynamic of Tamburlaine / Jill L. Levenson -- Endless play : the false starts of Marlowe's Jew of Malta / Thomas Cartelli -- Marlowe as experimental dramatist : the role of the audience in The Jew of Malta / Edward L. Rocklin -- Lies and lying in The Jew of Malta / Coburn Freer -- Formulaic dramaturgy in Doctor Faustus / Thomas Pettitt -- The dialect of despair in Doctor Faustus / King-Kok Cheung -- "Within the massy entrailes of the earth" : Faustus's relation to women / Kay Stockholder -- Sex, politics, and self-realization in Edward II / Claude J. Summers -- Marlowe's fearful symmetry in Edward II / Sara Munson Deats -- "What are kings, when regiment is gone?" : the decay of ceremony in Edward II / David Bevington and James Shapiro -- Perspective in Marlowe's Hero and Leander : engaging our detachment / Robert A. Logan -- Hero and Leander : the sense of an ending / W.L. Godshalk. "Metre meete to furnish Lucans style" : reconsidering Marlowe's Lucan / James Shapiro -- Marlowe and the art of translation / Roma Gill -- Marlowe's nemesis : the identity of Richard Baines / Constance Brown Kuriyama -- Marlowe's endings / Kenneth Friedenreich.