Christopher Marlowe : Merlin's prophet / Judith Weil.

The author challenges two widely-accepted views of Marlowe. He is not the poet and dramatist of heroic energy, nor is he a dogmatic moralist. Instead, he belongs to Merlin's race, as his contemporary Robert Greene suggested. An ironic writer of riddling plays, he does not endorse his characters...

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Main Author: Weil, Judith.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1977.
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Table of Contents:
  • Marlowe's prophetic style
  • Wicked fools of fortune
  • The tragic folly of Doctor Faustus
  • Mirrors for foolish princes
  • Merlin's prophecies
  • The difference of things in Edward II
  • The prophetic spirit.