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Author photo. Christopher Marlowe while Cambridge University

Christopher Marlowe while Cambridge University

Christopher Marlowe (1) [1564–1593]

This page covers the author of Doctor Faustus.

For other authors named Christopher Marlowe, see the disambiguation page.

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Doctor Faustus 4,112 copies, 62 reviews
The Complete Plays 1,389 copies, 10 reviews
Edward II 483 copies, 7 reviews
The Jew of Malta 387 copies, 11 reviews
Tamburlaine 308 copies, 8 reviews
Christopher Marlowe: Five Plays 99 copies, 3 reviews
The Tragedy of Dido, Queen of Carthage (Author) 39 copies, 3 reviews
Plays 31 copies
Tragedias 20 copies
Teatro 4 copies
Massacre at Paris 2 copies, 1 review
Due drammi 1 copy
Amores; The Art of Love; Cures for Love (Translator, some editions) 894 copies, 4 reviews
The Penguin Book of Homosexual Verse (Contributor) 200 copies, 2 reviews
English Renaissance Drama (Contributor) 193 copies, 1 review
Eight Famous Elizabethan Plays (Contributor, some editions) 139 copies, 1 review
The genius of the early English theater (Contributor) 137 copies, 1 review
The Standard Book of British and American Verse (Contributor) 89 copies, 1 review
Four Great Elizabethan Plays (Contributor) 60 copies

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Elizabethan theatre's number two writer (after Shakespeare), Christopher Marlowe was an innovator who brought the blank verse to the stage. Marlowe is now best remembered for his plays, like Doctor Faustus and Tamburlaine, as well as his assassination at an early age, which may have been related to his working as a spy and which remains one of the big unsolved mysteries of the literary world.

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