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Marlowe and monarchy

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Focusing on the works of Christopher Marlowe (1564-93), this thesis explores the complex engagement of popular drama with the political and religious writing of the Elizabethan fin de siècle. It focuses on the five plays by Marlowe that feature royal protagonists: 1-2 Tamburlaine (1587), Dido, Queen of Carthage (1588), Edward II (1592), and The Massacre at Paris (1593). By interpreting each play in its immediate political context, it shows that ...

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English Faculty
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BGP reference: AH/G014728/1 (Studentship Award Reference: AH/I009825/1
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English
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2016-08-23

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