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Hero And Leander - Christopher Marlowe
Hero And Leander
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Marlowe's unfinished masterpiece, as completed by George Chapman (1598). Includes an introduction and notes by Edward Blunt.
Marlowe's unfinished masterpiece, as completed by George Chapman (1598). Includes an introduction and notes by Edward Blunt.
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781434400901 (1434400905)
ASIN: 9781434400901
Publisher: Wildside Press
Edition language: English
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Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog
Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog rated it
3.0 Hero and Leander, Marlowe and Chapman
This poem appears to be a distant ancestor of all those horror films where teen couples die horribly as a consequence of sneaking off to have illicit pre-marital sex. Our cultural obsession with virginity as a symbol of moral purity and an only marginally more subtle form of Patriarchal reduction of...
denisebetteridge
denisebetteridge rated it
Absolutely beautiful. The while upon a hillock down he lay And sweetly on his pipe began to play, And with smooth speech her fancy to assay, Till in his twining arms he locked her fast And then he wooed with kisses; and at last, As shepherds do, her on the ground he laid And, tumbling in the grass, ...
Emad Attely [The Book Nerd]
Emad Attely [The Book Nerd] rated it
4.0 Hero And Leander
A great poem, which should be read more than once. It's beautifully written, it's full of passion and it's extraordinarily lovable.
Kitab-ı Sevda
Kitab-ı Sevda rated it
Hero and LeanderChristopher MarloweTür: Aşk Hikayesi, Şiir, Klasik, Yunan MitolojisiUzun bir mücadele ve azimin ardından Marlowe'un Hero ve Leander'ını bitirdim.Sevdim mi peki? Emin olamıyorum... Aslında güzeldi; yoğundu ve birazda anlaşılmaz... Ama şiiri okumaktan çok dinlediğim için daha da etkile...
Inklings
Inklings rated it
I have to admit that I remember very little about this one other than I read it for a Renaissance poetry class. Maybe I'll reread it at aime point.
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