Spectacles of strangeness imperialism, alienation, and Marlowe by Emily Carroll Bartels

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Marlowe, Christopher, 1564-1593 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Political plays, English -- History and criticism,
  • Alienation (Social psychology) in literature,
  • Drama -- Psychological aspects,
  • Imperialism in literature,
  • Exoticism in literature,
  • Aesthetics, British,
  • Spectacular, The

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-214) and index.

Book details

StatementEmily C. Bartels.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR2674 .B37 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 221 p. ;
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1740188M
ISBN 100812231937
LC Control Number92045865

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