The Complete PlaysPreface
"The Baines Note"
A Note on the Texts
Dido, Queen of Carthage
Tamburlaine the Great, Part One
Tamburlaine the Great, Part Two
The Jew of Malta
Edward the Second
The Massacre at ParisAppendix: The Massacre at Paris, Scene 19
List of Mythological, Historical and Geographical Names
Christopher Marlowe (1564-93) was educated at Cambridge and soon established his reputation as a playwright. Away from the stage, Marlowe was a man who courted danger as a homosexual, a spy, and an outspoken atheist. He was murdered at the age of 29 in a tavern in Deptford. Robert Lindsey is Associate Aditor of the journal Medieval and Renaissance Drama in English. Frank Romany teaches English at St John's College, Oxford.