Questions tagged [christopher-marlowe]

Christopher Marlowe (1564–1593), English playwright and poet. Author of "Tamburlaine" and "Doctor Faustus".

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Why is Christopher Marlowe considered an atheist?

My question is, that how could it be possible for Marlowe to deny the existence of God while at the same time, produce such a masterpiece like Dr. Faustus whose topics are God, Lucifer, angels, virtue ...
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When was Marlowe's Doctor Faustus written?

I read in a recent answer that "Marlowe's plays are generally hard to date and Doctor Faustus was probably written between 1589 and 1592", and this intriguing situation struck me as something that ...
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Is Barrett Emerson, portrayed in the TV series "Will", a real Christopher Marlowe patron?

There is a (new) ten-episode series, called Will, depicting the "lost years" of Shakespeare and taking many liberties. Most of the adult characters are real: Robert Southwell , Francis Walsingham, ...