Marlovian adjective& noun
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- One of the great discoveries of recent years has been that the Henry VI plays are more than a Marlovian bloodbath: as both directors have shown, they deal with nationhood, politics and time.
- Yet an amateur reader would be hard pressed to find the Marlovian equivalent of The Friendly Shakespeare: A Thoroughly Painless Guide to the Best of the Bard.
- Richard himself has clearer blood lines in literature than in history: he is Vice, Machiavel, Senecan tyrant, and Marlovian hero, and at the same time kin to Mercutio and Hamlet, the plain-speaking critics of hypocrisy and affectation.
Definition of Marlowe, Christopher in:
- The US English dictionary