Michael Dobson: Kit Marlowe’s Schooldays
19 August 2004
Show More The World of Christopher Marlowe by David Riggs.
Faber, 411 pp., £25, May 2004, 0 571 22159 9Show More
Christopher Marlowe and Richard Baines: Journeys through the Elizabethan Underground by Roy Kendall.
Fairleigh Dickinson, 453 pp., $75, January 2004, 0 8386 3974 7Show More
Tamburlaine Must Die by Louise Welsh.
Canongate, 149 pp., £9.99, July 2004, 1 84195 532 9Show More
History Play: The Lives and Afterlife of Christopher Marlowe by Rodney Bolt.
HarperCollins, 388 pp., £17.99, July 2004, 0 00 712123 7Show More
“... and enter the king of navarre and the prince of condé, with their two schoolmasters] How now, my lords, how fare you? NAVARRE: My lord, they say That all the Protestants are massacred! This is Christopher Marlowe’s The Massacre at Paris, a play free of amateur pageants but featuring 19 onstage killings, most of them stabbings (one of an admiral whom we have already seen being shot, and another, a ...”