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Christopher Marlowe

The birth of Christopher Marlowe, English dramatist and poet of the Elizabethan era, on this day February, He was the foremost Elizabethan writer next to William Shakespeare

Wikipedia.org/ Christopher Marlowe-- also known as Kit Marlowe (1564-1593), was an English playwright, poet & translator of the Elizabethan era. Marlowe was the foremost Elizabethan tragedian of his day. He greatly influenced William Shakespeare, who was born in the same year as Marlowe who rose to become the pre-eminent Elizabethan playwright after Marlowe's mysterious early death. Marlowe's plays are known for the use of blank verse & their overreaching protagonists.

Christopher also known as Kit Marlowe (baptised 26 February 1564 – 30 May was an English playwright, poet and translator of the Elizabethan era. Marlowe was the foremost Elizabethan tragedian of his He greatly influenced William Shakespeare

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Hubris (my fav downfall) to the extreme. Contrast of Heaven & Hell, right & wrong, sin & balance of passion, humility & divinity... First play I ever read where the protagonist sought redemption yet begged for life.

The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe. There are 2 versions of Doctor Faustus, neither of which was published in marlowe's lifetime. The A Text published 1604 & The B Text published 1616

Christopher Marlowe (pic) died under suspicious circumstances, not long after he too was questioned by the authorities. It is possible that he was murdered by agents close to the court of Queen Elizabeth. The up-and-coming playwright Ben Jonson was thrown in jail for satirising Queen Elizabeth in his 'Isle of Dogs' play.

Christopher Marlowe Corpus Christi Portrait, Great biography of this genius who tragically died too young.

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