The Complete Poems and Translations

The Complete Poems and Translations

by Christopher Marlowe
     
 

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The essential lyric works of the great Elizabethan playwright—newly revised and updated

Though best known for his plays—and for courting danger as a homosexual, a spy, and an outspoken atheist—Christopher Marlowe was also an accomplished and celebrated poet. This long-awaited updated and revised edition of his poems and translations contains

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The essential lyric works of the great Elizabethan playwright—newly revised and updated

Though best known for his plays—and for courting danger as a homosexual, a spy, and an outspoken atheist—Christopher Marlowe was also an accomplished and celebrated poet. This long-awaited updated and revised edition of his poems and translations contains his complete lyric works—from his translations of Ovidian elegies to his most famous poem, "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love," to the impressive epic mythological poem "Hero and Leander."

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

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ISBN-13:
9780140422672
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/31/1980
Series:
Penguin Classics Series
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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