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The Jew of Malta: with Related Texts Christopher Marlowe

The Jew of Malta: with Related Texts

Christopher Marlowe

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ISBN : 9780872209664
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144 pages
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This edition answers the needs of both beginning and advanced students:It features the text of Marlowes play with modern spelling and punctuation, glosses and annotations on the page, and a thorough Introduction devoted to the plays historical,MoreThis edition answers the needs of both beginning and advanced students:It features the text of Marlowes play with modern spelling and punctuation, glosses and annotations on the page, and a thorough Introduction devoted to the plays historical, cultural, and theological contexts.In addition, it includes a generous selection of related texts, including excerpts from Machiavellis The Prince, Gentillets Anti-Machiavel, and Bacons The Advancement of Learning.Its combination of pedagogical acuity and historical craft make Lynchs an excellent edition of Marlowes play--one that also serves as a fine introduction to Elizabethan drama as a whole. It moreover offers a convenient window on the reception of Machiavelli in England and the representation of Christmas, Jews, and Turks on the Elizabethan stage.