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The Irony of Identity: Self and Imagination in the Drama of Christopher Marlowe

by Ian McAdam


         Roma Gill Award, Second Place, Marlowe Society
        of America

         ISBN: 978-0874136654

         Published in 1999

         $80.00

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This study recognizes Marlowe's psychological instability or uncertainty, analyzed as a version of preoedipal narcissistic pathology. McAdam illustrates how two fundamental points of destabilization in Marlowe's life and work-his subversive treatment of Christian belief and his ambivalence toward his homosexuality-clarify the plays' interest in the struggle for self-authorization.

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