Marlowe sentence example
- In 1593, Marlowe was murdered in a barroom brawl by a drinking companion.
- Back to top Renaissance drama The first great English dramatist is Marlowe.
- The Mephostophiles of the Faust-books and the puppet plays passed with little or no modification into literature as the Mephistophilis of Marlowe's Faustus.
- He could not, like Marlowe's Mephistophilis or Milton's Satan, regretfully paint the glories of the height from which he has been hurled; for he denies the distinction between high and low, since "everything that comes into being deserves to be destroyed."
- (2) As regards plays, in Marlowe's Tamburlaine Timur is described as tall of stature, straightly fashioned, large of limb, having joints strongly knit, long and sinewy arms, a breadth of shoulders to "bear old Atlas's burden," pale of complexion, and with "amber hair wrapp'd in curls."Advertisement
- Another question with which the textual critic of modern authors must be prepared to deal is the relative importance of different editions, each of which may have a prima facie claim to be considered authentic. Thus Shakespearean criticism must decide between the evidence of the first folio and the quartos: the critic of Shelley's poems must consider what weight is to be attached to the readings in the posthumous edition by Mrs Shelley, and in unpublished transcripts of various poems. Where there is great or complicated divergence between the editions, as in the case of Marlowe's Faustus, the production of a resultant text which may be relied upon to represent the ultimate intention of the author is well-nigh impossible.
- Phaer's Virgil, Chapman's Homer, Harrington's Orlando, Marlowe's Hero and Leander, Fairfax's Jerusalem Delivered, North's Plutarch, Hoby's Courtier - to mention only a few examples - placed English readers simultaneously in possession of the most eminent and representative works of Greece, Rome and Italy.
- Marlowe gave new vigour to the couplet.
- It is true, however, that he was stabbed, like Marlowe, in a midnight brawl at a tavern.
- Terror and pity had never found on the stage word or expression which so exactly realized the ideal aim of tragic poetry among the countrymen of Aeschylus and Sophocles since the time or since the passing of Shakespeare, of Marlowe and of Webster.Advertisement
- It's reminiscent of the Philip Marlowe style stories and wonderfully refreshing.
- Whereas Marlowe is still really zippy, there are lots of things happening and I think Marlowe's ending is better as well.
- It 's reminiscent of the Philip Marlowe style stories and wonderfully refreshing.
- Whistler works the underbelly of the city in much the same way Marlowe did.
- Marlowe is a hard-boiled, wisecracking detective with a big streak of integrity down his spine and with a moral code of his own.Advertisement
- Whereas Marlowe is still really zippy, there are lots of things happening and I think Marlowe 's ending is better as well.