Marlowe's "Edward II" -Kirk Melnikoff

Christopher Marlowe's Edward II, one of the most provocative plays in Early Modern drama, has been contextualized brought up to date (critically) in a new book by Professor Kirk Melnikoff.


Edward II: A Critical Reader gives students, teachers and scholars alike an overview of the play's reception both in the theatre and among artists and critics, from the end of the 16th century to the beginning of the 21st. The volume also offers a series of new perspectives on the play by leading experts in the field of early modern history and culture. Bolstered with a timeline tracking Marlowe's life and work, an up-to-date bibliography and an extensive index, this is an ideal and definitive guide to Edward II.