TITLE

To Stir the Strife": The Use of Seneca in The Jew of Malta's Prologue

AUTHOR(S)
Funk, Robert N.
PUB. DATE
March 1999
SOURCE
English Language Notes;Mar1999, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the implication of the use of Machiavellian prologue to the play `The Jew of Malta,' by Christopher Marlowe. Use of the greek mythology character Thyestes as a technique used in the prologue's invocation; Overview of the play; Play's theme.
ACCESSION #
1841821

Tags: JEW of Malta, The (Theatrical production);  MARLOWE, Christopher, 1564-1593;  PROLOGUES & epilogues;  THYESTES (Greek mythology) in literature

 

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