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Failures of Fortification and the Counting Houses of The Jew of Malta

Kathy Lavezzo

in The Accommodated Jew: English Antisemitism from Bede to Milton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501703157
eISBN:
9781501706158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703157.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter examines Christopher Marlowe's early modern remapping of the Jew and urban space in The Jew of Malta, arguing that the 1952 play enacts a spatial contradiction. Even before the play ... More


Satirizing Kyd’s Mediterranean: Marlowe’s

Laurence Publicover

in Dramatic Geography: Romance, Intertheatricality, and Cultural Encounter in Early Modern Mediterranean Drama

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198806813
eISBN:
9780191844362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806813.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Noting that Christopher Marlowe shared a room with Thomas Kyd around the time The Jew of Malta was written and first performed, this chapter reads Marlowe’s play as an ironic response to Kyd’s. By ... More


Re-Enchanting the Mediterranean: Shakespeare’s

Laurence Publicover

in Dramatic Geography: Romance, Intertheatricality, and Cultural Encounter in Early Modern Mediterranean Drama

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198806813
eISBN:
9780191844362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806813.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Situating its analysis of The Merchant of Venice within recent critical discussions over Shakespeare’s place within a wider early modern dramatic culture, this chapter reads the play as a response to ... More


—Marlowe: ‘Ransacke the Ocean for orient pearle’

in Sea-Mark: The Metaphorical Voyage, Spenser to Milton

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235125
eISBN:
9781846317415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317415.004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Christopher Marlowe makes very little use of the traditional tropes of the sea in his plays The Jew of Malta, Dido, Queen of Carthage, Hero and Leander, Tamburlaine, Dr Faustus, and Edward II. The ... More


Other Worlds

Laura Kolb

in Fictions of Credit in the Age of Shakespeare

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198859697
eISBN:
9780191892066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859697.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Chapter 4 turns from social fictions to fictive renderings of the wide and variegated world of trade. Early modern merchandise mirrored—and fueled—the poetic imagination. In turn, poets conjured ... More


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