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Published by Carroll & Graf Publishers in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Deptford (London, England)

Subjects:

  • Marlowe, Christopher, 1564-1593 -- Fiction.,
  • Dramatists -- Fiction.,
  • Deptford (London, England) -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAnthony Burgess.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6052.U638 D42 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination272 p. ;
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1278652M
ISBN 100786701927
LC Control Number95010410

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  Burgess had done his university thesis on Marlowe. Marlowe’s stabbing during a Deptford tavern brawl of produced the most infamous murder in English literary history. Less than 2 weeks before his death, a warrant for his arrest on charges of blasphemy and Reviews: A Dead Man in Deptford is one hell of a book. Imagining the fascinating life and early death of Christopher ‘Kit’ Marlowe – Elizabethan playwright, poet and alleged spy – on opening I was a little worried that the language might be too dense (’tis written in the parlance of the time) but before long I was putting off sleep to read more while gleefully noting all of my new favourite olde words and pretty /5.   One of this prolific author's finest books, A Dead Man in Deptford is a worthy companion volume to Burgess's classic Shakespeare novel, Nothing Like the Sun (). For all collections.?Edward B. St. John, Loyola Law Sch. Lib., Los Angeles/5(50).   Burgess had done his university thesis on Marlowe. Marlowe’s stabbing during a Deptford tavern brawl of produced the most infamous murder in English literary history. Less than 2 weeks before his death, a warrant for his arrest on charges of blasphemy and /5(51).

A Dead Man in Deptford Anthony Burgess, Author Carroll & Graf Publishers $21 (0p) ISBN More By and About This Author Burgess's last book, published in England two years ago. When Tom told her that her tearing and wetting were a most direct manner of judgement of a book's worth, she calmed and grasped a hank of his hair, drooling. But Tom seemed much beguiled by the candlelit scene of the poet and his idiot sister, the solid and flustered parents, torn Tamburlaine. Comments for A Dead Man in Deptford Page 22 @.   If you want a Marlowe that breathes and an England that attacks the senses then you will find both in Anthony Burgess's astonishing final novel, A Dead Man in Deptford., The Times Burgess's novel moves with relish through fights, blasphemy and buggery to high talk of mathematics and necromancy in Raleigh's alternative think-tank, all written in well-judged pastiche., The Independent/5(54).   A Dead Man in Deptford re-imagines the riotous life and suspicious death of Christopher Marlowe. Poet, lover and spy, Marlowe must negotiate the /5(4).

Print book: Fiction: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Set in Elizabethan England, Burgess's first novel for four years centres on the life of Christopher Marlowe, who was killed in suspicious circumstances in a tavern brawl in Deptford years ago. Condition: Very Good. Set in Elizabethan England, Burgess's first novel for four years centres on the life of Christopher Marlowe, who was killed in suspicious circumstances in a tavern brawl in Deptford years ago. It portrays a theatre genius riven by sexual and political conflicts. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for A Dead Man in Deptford by Anthony Burgess (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! Unlock This Study Guide Now. Start your hour free trial to unlock this A Dead Man in Deptford study guide and get instant access to the following. Summary; You'll also get access to more than.