The Jew of Malta, with Related Texts Hardback
Edited by Stephen J. Lynch
This edition answers the needs of both beginning and advanced students: It features the text of Marlowe's play with modern spelling and punctuation, glosses and annotations on the page, and a thorough Introduction devoted to the play's historical, cultural, and theological contexts.
In addition, it includes a generous selection of related texts, including excerpts from Machiavelli's The Prince , Gentillet's Anti-Machiavel , and Bacon's The Advancement of Learning .
Its combination of pedagogical acuity and historical craft make Lynch's an excellent edition of Marlowe's play--one that also serves as a fine introduction to Elizabethan drama as a whole.
It moreover offers a convenient window on the reception of Machiavelli in England and the representation of Christmas, Jews, and Turks on the Elizabethan stage.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 144 pages
- Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
- Publication Date: 01/03/2009
- Category: Plays, playscripts
- ISBN: 9780872209671
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