ERA OF ABSOLUTISM AND REVOLUTION IN ENGLAND
1-Christopher Marlowe (1564–1593) was an English dramatist, poet and translator of the Elizabethan era.
2-He is known for his magnificent blank verse, his overreaching protagonists, and his own mysterious and untimely death.
3-The most gifted playwright in the “university wits”(Group of writers) is Christopher Marlowe.
4-They wrote for the stage of the time, they were all of humble birth and struggled for a livelihood through writing.
5-Famous play of Marlow is “The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus “.
6-It is based on a German legend. The hero of the play is Doctor Faustus, a young and brilliant scholar. The chief feature of his character is a thirst for knowledge .