Christopher Marlowe Christopher Marlowe was born in Canterbury, England, on February 6, 1564, and died suddenly and violently on May 30, 1593, at Deptford, near London. He has been identified as the most important of Shakespeare's predecessors, and The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus remains the most celebrated and most often anthologized of Marlowe's plays.
Dr Faustus [8]  
The Shakespeare Controversy [3]  
Christopher 'James Bond' Marlowe Biography discussing Marlowe's alleged spy activities.
Christopher Marlowe A biography focussing on Marlowe's works.
Christopher Marlowe A biography looking at Marlowe's writing career.
Christopher Marlowe A brief biography, listing of his works and a detailed bibliography.
Christopher Marlowe A short biographical sketch.
Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593) The life and works of Marlowe, with additional quotes, articles and essays.
Christopher Marlowe Page Texts of The Tragical History of Dr Faustus and Massacre at Paris available for downloading in Acrobat format.
Christopher Marlowe: Some Biographical Information Discussing Marlowe's arrest for heresy, and the circumstances surrounding his violent death.
Discovering Christopher Marlowe A biography of Marlowe, and the text of his famous play, The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus.
Marlowe, Edward II and the Cult of Elizabeth Discusses how Marlowe's Edward II works to bolster the cult of Elizabeth by portraying a weak king in contrast to her strong queen.
Massacre at Paris An annotated text of one of Marlowe's lesser known works.
Nature That Framed Us of Four Elements The text of this poem, from Tamburlaine The Great, Part I.
Playwrights: Christopher Marlowe Texts for several of Marlowe's plays, and articles discussing him and his works.
Selected Poetry of Christopher Marlowe Texts for Hero and Leander and A Passionate Shepherd to his Love.
Tamburlaine The Great: A Ten-act Renaissance Play? Argues that Tamberlaine the Great was meant to be played as a 10-act tragedy rather than as two separate plays.
The Complete Works of Christopher Marlowe The texts of all of Marlowe's works - plays and poetry.
The Jew of Malta Full text of this play, with an introduction to it.
The Marlowe Statue A photograph of a statue in honour of Marlowe, situated in Canterbury, plus a brief biography.
The Passionate Shepherd to his Love The text of Marlowe's famous lyric poem.