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Additional Resources for Edward II: The Troublesome Reign and Lamentable End of Edward the Second, King of England, with the Tragical Fall of Proud Mortimer by Christopher Marlowe

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Further Reading

Bredbeck, Gregory W. Sodomy and Interpretation: Marlowe to Milton, Cornell University Press, 1991.

Explores the history and literary representations of homosexuality in the Renaissance.

Deats, Sara Munson. Sex, Gender, and Desire in the Plays of Christopher Marlowe,

University of Delaware Press, 1997.

Finds instances of role reversals and androgynous characters in Marlowe's plays.

Gill, Roma. "Christopher Marlowe" in Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 62: Elizabethan Dramatists, Gale Research, 1987, pp. 212-31.

A fairly broad representation of critical theory applied to Marlowe's plays.

Godshalk, W. L. The Marlovian World Picture, Mouton, 1974.

A standard analysis of Marlowe's plays.

Grantley, Darryll, and Peter Roberts, editors. Christopher Marlowe and English Renaissance Culture, Scolar Press, 1996.

Describes the historical context of Marlowe's plays and speculates on aspects of the political cultures that find their way into his plots.

Kay, Dennis. "Marlowe, Edward II, and the Cult of Elizabeth," Early Modern Literary Studies, Vol. 3, No. 2 (September, 1997): 1-30.

Considers Edward...

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