Christopher Marlowe, Theatrical Commerce, and the Book Trade. Edited by Kirk Melnikoff and Roslyn L. Knutson, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. ISBN 9781107126206. Hb. 338 pp.

Chloe Renwick*

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Abstract

It was in the shadow of Christopher Marlowe that Shakespeare began his career, a career that would go on to shape scholarly readings of Marlowe’s writing, due to the ascendancy of scholarship on the Bard. Recent interests in Shakespearean studies on ‘the networks of individuals and institutions in which he wrote [and] in which his plays were performed, printed and published’, are extended to Marlowe in Christopher Marlowe, Theatrical Commerce, and the Book Trade (p. xvii). Marlowe was only on the London literary scene for a short time but there is a rare plethora of print and performance records to supplement his works. This volume utilises...
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)96-98
Number of pages3
JournalEnglish
Volume70
Issue number268
Early online date7 Feb 2021
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 22 Jul 2021

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