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Marlovian Tragedy: The Play of Dilation

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Overview

This re-visioning of the Marlowe canon aims to explain the ambiguous effects that readers have long associated with Marlowe's signature. Marlovian tragedy has been inadequately theorized because Marlowe has too often been set under the giant shadow of Shakespeare. Grande, by contrast, takes Marlowe on his own terms and demonstrates how he achieves his notorious moral ambiguity through the rhetorical technique of dilation or amplification. All of Marlowe's plays end in the conventional tragic way, with death. But each play, as well as Hero and Leander, repeatedly evokes the reader's expectations of a tragic end only to defer them, dilating the moment of pleasure so that the protagonists can dally before the "law" of tragedy.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780838753743
  • Publisher: Bucknell University Press
  • Publication date: 6/1/1999
  • Pages: 224

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 9
Prologue: Marlowe and the Ends of Tragedy 13
1 "This unfinished Tragedy": Dilation in Hero and Leander 25
2 "Daring God out of heaven": Tamburlaine's Fortunate Fall 44
3 "Striving Tongues": The Play of Linguistic Authority in Dido and Dr. Faustus 73
4 "Stand still you watches of the element": Temporal Contractions in Edward II 110
5 "To Save the Ruin of a Multitude": The Jew of Malta and The Massacre at Paris 140
Epilogue: Marlowe and the Uses of Pleasure 163
Notes 166
Bibliography 199
Index 215
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