Definition of Christopher Marlowe
1. Noun. English poet and playwright who introduced blank verse as a form of dramatic expression; was stabbed to death in a tavern brawl (1564-1593).
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Literary usage of Christopher Marlowe
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A History of English Dramatic Literature to the Death of Queen Anne by Adolphus William Ward (1899)
"The Works of Christopher Marlowe. With some Account of the Author, and Notes. ... Christopher Marlowe. Edited by Havelock Eli.s; with a General Introduction ..."
2. A History of English Poetry by William John Courthope (1904)
"Christopher Marlowe, on the other hand, the great genius who may be justly called the founder of English poetic drama, kept no measure with the ancient ..."
3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1841)
"The Work. of Christopher Marlowe. 3 vol.. London, 1826. THE editor of this work was a gentleman of the name of Robinson: how far he was qualified for the ..."
4. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"Christopher Marlowe [1564-1593] THE PASSIONATE SHEPHERD TO His LOVE COME live with me and be my Love, And we will all the pleasures prove That hills and ..."
5. A Short History of the English Drama by Benjamin Griffith Brawley (1921)
"Christopher Marlowe. — Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593) was the son of John Marlowe, a shoemaker of Canterbury. He was educated at the King's School in his ..."