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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 4,316 copies, 65 reviews
The Complete Plays 1,454 copies, 10 reviews
Edward II 495 copies, 8 reviews
The Jew of Malta 412 copies, 9 reviews
Tamburlaine 310 copies, 7 reviews
Christopher Marlowe: Five Plays 103 copies, 3 reviews
Hero and Leander 67 copies, 1 review
The Tragedy of Dido, Queen of Carthage (Author) 39 copies, 2 reviews
Plays 31 copies
The Massacre at Paris 27 copies, 1 review
Tragedias 23 copies
Teatro 4 copies
Kartaca Kralicesi 2 copies, 1 review
Due drammi 1 copy
Amores; The Art of Love; Cures for Love (Translator, some editions) 937 copies, 4 reviews
Elizabethan Drama, Volume I (Contributor) 672 copies
The Best Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy-Onassis (Contributor) 453 copies, 9 reviews
The Penguin Book of Homosexual Verse (Contributor) 206 copies, 2 reviews
English Renaissance Drama (Contributor) 196 copies, 1 review
The genius of the early English theater (Contributor) 145 copies, 1 review
Eight Famous Elizabethan Plays (Contributor, some editions) 145 copies, 1 review
The Standard Book of British and American Verse (Contributor) 96 copies, 1 review
Four Great Elizabethan Plays (Contributor) 60 copies
Four Famous Tudor and Stuart Plays (Contributor) 42 copies
Elizabethan Drama: Eight Plays (Contributor) 38 copies
Edward II [1991 film] (Original play) 27 copies
Doctor Faustus [1967 film] (Original play) 18 copies, 1 review
Faust [1994 film] (Original play) 12 copies
Elizabethan Drama (Contributor) 11 copies
The best Elizabethan plays (some editions) 8 copies
Men And Women: The Poetry Of Love (Contributor) 7 copies
Early English Plays, 900-1600 (Contributor) 6 copies
An introduction to drama (Contributor) 5 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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