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Christopher Marlowe

Playwright (6-Feb-1564 — 30-May-1593)


Rodney Bolt. History Play: The Lives and Afterlife of Christopher Marlowe. New York: Bloomsbury. 2005.

Robert E. Knoll. Christopher Marlowe. Twayne. 1969. 160pp.

Paul H. Kocher. Christopher Marlowe: A Study of His Thought, Learning, and Character. Russell & Russell. 1962. 344pp.

Constance Brown Kuriyama. Christopher Marlowe: A Renaissance Life. Cornell University Press. 2002. 255pp.

Charles Nicholl. The Reckoning: The Murder of Christopher Marlowe. University of Chicago Press. 1995. 424pp.

David Riggs. The World of Christopher Marlowe. New York: Henry Holt & Co.. 2005.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.975)

  8. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.157)

  9. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.258)

  10. Who's Who in Lesbian & Gay Writing (p.133)

  11. British Authors Before 1800 (pp.341-43)

  12. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.654)

  13. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.330)

  14. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.448)

  15. The Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama (pp.545-48)

  16. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.196)

  17. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.348)

  18. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.23)

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