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Marlowe

[mahr-loh]
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noun
  1. Christopher,1564–93, English dramatist and poet.
  2. JuliaSarah Frances Frost Sothern, 1866–1950, U.S. actress born in England (wife of E. H. Sothern).
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  • The Satanic energy of this outburst proclaims its author, Marlowe.

  • At least to this extent, then, Shakespeare used Marlowe in depicting Richard's character.

  • Shakespeare is not so representative of the Elizabethans as is Marlowe or Chapman.

    Personality in Literature

    Rolfe Arnold Scott-James

  • A few daring jests, a brawl, and a fatal stab, make up the life of Marlowe.

    "Stops"

    Paul Allardyce

  • Miss Marlowe sent for Jane, and you should have heard her when she came back!

    Judy of York Hill

    Ethel Hume Patterson Bennett


British Dictionary definitions for marlowe

Marlowe

noun
  1. Christopher. 1564–93, English dramatist and poet, who established blank verse as a creative form of dramatic expression. His plays include Tamburlaine the Great (1590), Edward II (?1592), and Dr Faustus (1604). He was stabbed to death in a tavern brawl
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