Christopher Marlowe


Born
in Canterbury, England, The United Kingdom
January 27, 1564

Died
May 30, 1593

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Christopher "Kit" Marlowe (baptised 26 February 1564) was an English dramatist, poet and translator of the Elizabethan era. The foremost Elizabethan tragedian next to William Shakespeare, he is known for his magnificent blank verse, his overreaching protagonists, and his own mysterious and untimely death.

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November 2016 Old School Classic Poll

 
  70 votes, 27.7%

1603, Othello by William Shakespeare, 314 pages
 
  63 votes, 24.9%

1320, The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri, 798 pages
 
  36 votes, 14.2%

1796, The Monk by Matthew Gregory Lewis, 386 pages
 
  19 votes, 7.5%

 
  19 votes, 7.5%

1867, Thérèse Raquin by Émile Zola, 201 pages
 
  15 votes, 5.9%

1887, Ten Days in a Mad-House by Nellie Bly, 92 pages
 
  14 votes, 5.5%

 
  9 votes, 3.6%

 
  8 votes, 3.2%

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