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Christopher Marlowe - ENGL3651

Year - 2018

Christopher Marlowe was a radically creative dramatic and poetic genius whose blockbuster plays changed the course of English drama and paved the way for Shakespeare. His daring themes put Renaissance taboos such as atheism, necromancy, homoeroticism and current politics on stage for public debate. These themes, combined with his trademark obsessive protagonists, mighty poetic line and aesthetics of violence, continue to impress audiences and scholars. This unit is an advanced study of Marlowe's body of work in the context of his times and modern scholarship.

1x2hr seminar/week

1x1500wd essay (25%), 1x2500wd essay (40%), 1x2000wd take-home exercise (35%)


18 senior credit points in English or Australian Literature




Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: English
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Assoc Prof Liam Semler
HECS Band: 1
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