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Marlowe's Republican Authorship

Lucan, Liberty, and the Sublime

Authors: Cheney, P.

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Marlowe's Republican Authorship: Lucan, Liberty, and the Sublime is the first attempt to situate Marlowe's well-known iconoclastic dissidence within the historical context of Elizabethan republican thought, revealing Marlowe to be the literary pioneer of a new form of republican art.

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PATRICK CHENEY is Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Pennsylvania State University, USA. He specializes in English Renaissance literature, and has published monographs on Spenser, Marlowe and Shakespeare, as well as edited collections of essays on all three.

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'A much-needed scholarly study, highlighting Marlowe's commitment to ideas of 'liberty'. Tracing the influence of republican thought from 1570s France, Netherlands and Scotland, it convincingly defines Marlowe's work as an expression of 'linguistic' and 'imaginative' republicanism, bringing his better-known texts into fruitful dialogue with unjustly overlooked works, such as the translation of Book One of Lucan's Pharsalia.' - Cathy Shrank, University of Sheffield


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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Marlowe's Republican Authorship
Book Subtitle
Lucan, Liberty, and the Sublime
Authors
Series Title
Early Modern Literature in History
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4039-3341-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 248
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