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Christopher Marlowe: Merlin's Prophet
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Cambridge Univ Pr
Publication date November 1, 1977
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780521215541
ISBN-10 0521215544
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $59.95
Other format details university press
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Mrs Weil challenges two widely accepted views of Marlowe. He is not the poet and dramatist of heroic energy, 'daring God out of heaven' with his outrageous heroes. 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, but cunningly manipulates our responses to them. Like Erasmus or Rabelais, he uses the knowledge of his audience in a variety of surprising ways. This approach is carefully argued for each play. The reader - perhaps initially sceptical - will find himself confronted with many features of the drama and the poetry not adequately accounted for in the conventional views, but persuasively explained here. The book may well permanently modify our attitudes toward Marlowe.

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Hardcover
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With Janey Levy, Lara Sahgal | from Cambridge Univ Pr (November 1, 1977); titled "Christopher Marlowe: Merlin's Prophet"
9780521215541 | details & prices | List price $59.95
This edition also contains A Primary Source Investigation of the Erie Canal
About: Mrs Weil challenges two widely accepted views of Marlowe.
Paperback
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With Judith Weil | 1 edition from Cambridge Univ Pr (November 27, 2008); titled "Christopher Marlowe: Merlin's Prophet"
9780521090872 | details & prices | 227 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.66 lbs | List price $44.99
About: Mrs Weil challenges two widely accepted views of Marlowe.
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780521215541
 
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With Judith Weil, Lara Sahgal | from Cambridge Univ Pr (November 1, 1977); titled "Christopher Marlowe: Merlin's Prophet"
9780521215541 | details & prices | List price $59.95
This edition also contains Christopher Marlowe: Merlin''s Prophet
About: Mrs Weil challenges two widely accepted views of Marlowe.
Library
With Lara Sahgal | from Rosen Central (August 1, 2015)
9781499435092 | details & prices | 64 pages | 6.75 × 9.25 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.66 lbs | List price $32.95
About: Snaking its way through 363 miles of upstate New York, the original Erie Canal was the most massive public works project the United States had seen before the Civil War.

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