The Cambridge Companion to Christopher Marlowe (Cambridge - download pdf or read online
By Patrick Cheney
16 prime students offer authoritative chapters on appropriate themes of Marlowe's lifestyles and works during this whole advent to the famed pioneer of either the Elizabethan degree and smooth English poetry. The essays hide his texts and magnificence, use of classicism, and representations of sexuality and gender, in addition to of geography and id. the quantity additionally considers the non secular, political, courtly, and literary contexts of Marlowe's authorship, his presence in smooth movie and theater, and his impression on next writers.
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The head master reserved places for them because, as Archbishop Cranmer remarked when the school was founded, ‘the poor man’s son by painstaking for the most part will be learned, when the gentleman’s son will not take the 26 Marlowe’s life pain to get it’. Poor boys won many of the university scholarships for the same reason. The ‘chiefest labor’ of grammar school, wrote a prominent schoolmaster, ‘is to make those purest Authors our own, as Tully [Cicero] for prose, so Ovid and Virgil for verse, so to speak and write in Latin for the phrase, as they did’.
14), setting up the expectation that he will eventually turn to epic. Ovid fulﬁls the expectations of both generic turns. 551–3) – referring to his Medea, a tragedy extant in two lines and praised in antiquity as the true measure of Ovid’s genius (Cheney, Marlowe’s Counterfeit Profession, pp. 31–48, 89–98). 28 While Marlowe may have self-consciously imitated Ovid, we need to situate his imitation within a broader sixteenth-century European movement, represented diversely in the careers of Marguerite de Navarre in France, Lope de Vega in Spain, and Torquato Tasso in Italy, all of whom combined poems with plays in their careers.
The timing of the Council’s letter to Cambridge dovetailed with Marlowe’s decision to write for the newly erected London theatres; he was the ﬁrst university graduate to forge a lasting professional bond with the adult players. Why was this collaboration so successful? Like his new employers, the secret agent was an actor, licensed by authority to perform the role of the outlaw, and shrewdly suspected of being the part he played. By commissioning Marlowe as a double agent, the authorities inserted him into opposing roles – loyal servant and subversive Other.
The Cambridge Companion to Christopher Marlowe (Cambridge Companions to Literature) by Patrick Cheney