This introductory guide to one of Marlowe's most widely-studied plays offers a scene-by-scene theatrically aware commentary, a brief history of the text and first performances, case studies of key performances and productions, a survey of screen adaptations, and a wide sampling of critical opinion and further reading.
About the Author
James Loehlin is Professor of English at the University of Texas at Austin, USA. His previous publications include 'Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2' also in the Shakespeare Handbooks series.
Table of Contents
General Editors' Preface.- 1. The Text and Early Performances.- 2. Commentary: The Play in Performance.- 3. Intellectual and Cultural Context.- 4. Key Performances and Productions.- 5. The Play on Screen.- 6. Critical Assessments.- Further Reading.