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Christopher Marlowe, Theatrical Commerce, and the Book Trade

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David Scott Kastan, Sarah Wall-Randell, Roslyn L. Knutson, Eoin Price, Evelyn Tribble, Lucy Munro, Genevieve Love, Adam G. Hooks, Claire M. L. Bourne, Peter Kirwan, Tara L. Lyons, András Kiséry, Richard Dutton, Tom Rutter, Paul Menzer, David McInnis, Matthew Steggle, J. A. Downie
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  • Date Published: October 2018
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  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107126206

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  • Presenting the first exploration of Christopher Marlowe's complex place in the canon, this collection reads Marlowe's work against an extensive backdrop of repertory, publication, transmission, and reception. Wide-ranging and thoughtful chapters consider Marlowe's deliberate engagements with the stage and print culture, the agents and methods involved in the transmission of his work, and his cultural reception in the light of repertory and print evidence. With contributions from major international scholars, the volume considers all of Marlowe's oeuvre, offering illuminating approaches to his extended animation in theatre and print, from the putative theatrical debut of Tamburlaine in 1587 to the most current editions of his work.

    • Features the leading scholars in the fields of theatre history, Marlowe biography, and the book trade
    • Offers a coherent approach to Marlowe as a working dramatist
    • Covers all of Marlowe's work
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    'The seventeen short chapters cut quickly to the chase, and Melnikoff and Knutson have deftly edited the whole into an unusually coherent collection. Their book will encourage readers to think again about the models of literary influence which so dominate Marlowe studies, but which often operate through cloudy reference to mighty lines and overreaching heroes.' Adam Smyth, The Times Literary Supplement

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    • Date Published: October 2018
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107126206
    • dimensions: 235 x 159 x 19 mm
    • weight: 0.67kg
    • contains: 7 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    To the reader David Scott Kastan
    Introduction: booking Marlowe
    Part I. Marlowe at Work:
    1. Marlowe's Lucan: winding sheets and scattered leaves Sarah Wall-Randell
    2. Marlowe in repertory, 1587–1593 Roslyn L. Knutson
    3. Marlowe in miniature: Dido, Queen of Carthage and the children of the chapel repertory Eoin Price
    4. 'Then breath a while': compression, kinesis, and temporality in the Massacre at Paris Evelyn Tribble
    5. Alarums: Edward II and the staging of history Lucy Munro
    6. Doctor Faustus's leg Genevieve Love
    Part II. Transmitting Marlowe:
    7. Making Marlowe Adam G. Hooks
    8. Making a scene: or Tamburlaine the Great in print Claire M. L. Bourne
    9. Marlowe's early books: the Contention and a 'Marlowe effect' Peter Kirwan
    10. Richard Jones, Tamburlaine the Great, and the making (and re-making) of a serial play collection in the 1590s Tara L. Lyons
    11. Companionate publishing, literary publics, and the wit of epyllia: the early success of Hero and Leander András Kiséry
    12. Thomas Heywood and the publishing of The Jew of Malta Richard Dutton
    Part III. Marlowe Received:
    13. Allusions to Marlowe in printed plays, 1594 Tom Rutter
    14. The devil and Doctor Faustus Paul Menzer
    15. Booking Marlowe's plays David McInnis
    16. Marlowe's lost play: 'The Maiden's Holiday' Matthew Steggle
    17. 'The best of poets in that age': Christopher Marlowe's reputation in the century following his death in Deptford J. A. Downie
    Appendix A. Transcription of John Newdigate II's summary of Edward II
    Appendix B. Marlowe in print, 1590–1640
    Appendix C. Marlowe's plays in performance, 1588–1640.

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    Kirk Melnikoff, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
    Roslyn L. Knutson is Professor Emerita of English at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She is author of The Repertory of Shakespeare's Company, 1594–1613 (1991), Playing Companies and Commerce in Shakespeare's Time (2001) and founder and co-editor of the Lost Plays Database.

    Roslyn L. Knutson, University of Arkansas
    Kirk Melnikoff is Associate Professor of English at the University of North Carolina , Charlotte, is currently the President of the Marlowe Society of America, and was the 2013 co-winner of Calvin and Rose G. Hoffman Prize for a Distinguished Publication on Marlowe. He is the editor of Edward II: A Critical Reader (2016), has edited two volumes of essays on Marlowe's contemporary Robert Greene and is author of Elizabethan Publishing and the Makings of Literary Culture (forthcoming).

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    David Scott Kastan, Sarah Wall-Randell, Roslyn L. Knutson, Eoin Price, Evelyn Tribble, Lucy Munro, Genevieve Love, Adam G. Hooks, Claire M. L. Bourne, Peter Kirwan, Tara L. Lyons, András Kiséry, Richard Dutton, Tom Rutter, Paul Menzer, David McInnis, Matthew Steggle, J. A. Downie

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