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May 29, 2007
| ISBN 9780143104957
May 29, 2007
| ISBN 9781101201480
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May 29, 2007 | ISBN 9780143104957
May 29, 2007 | ISBN 9781101201480
The essential lyric works of the great Elizabethan playwright–newly revised and updated Though best known for his plays–and for courting danger as a homosexual, a spy, and an outspoken atheist–Christopher Marlowe was also an accomplished and celebrated poet. This long-awaited updated and revised edition of his poems and translations contains his complete lyric works–from his translations of Ovidian elegies to his most famous poem, “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love,” to the impressive epic mythological poem “Hero and Leander.”For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593) was born in Canterbury the year of Shakespeare’s birth. Like Shakespeare, he was of a prosperous middle-class… More about Christopher Marlowe
Stephen Orgel is the Jackson Eli Reynolds Professor of the Humanities at Stanford University and general editor of the Cambridge… More about Stephen Orgel
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