Monthly Archives: December 2014

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Stephen Greenblatt Shares His Thoughts on TAMBURLAINE

Written on December 23, 2014 at 1:16 pm, by

Scholar and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Stephen Greenblatt, after seeing a recent performance of Tamburlaine the Great, shared his thoughts on Christopher Marlowe and this two-part theatrical epic. Below is his letter:   “On May 30, 1593, the playwright Christopher Marlowe, aged 29, was stabbed to death in a tavern near London. The precipitating cause, according to…Read More »