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1. We will be researching Elizabethan Drama (not Shakespeare)
2. We will be looking at Christopher Marlowe and his play The Massacre at Paris and Tamburlaine and Faustus.
3. The social and political elements happening at the time include the end of the Protestant Reformation, the St. Bartholemew's Day Massacre, Council of Trent, Thirty Nine Articles and the Establishment of the Anglican Church (previously), The breakout of the Black Death (Bubonic Plague), Queen Elizabeth is excommunicated by the Catholic Church.
4. We thought that Marlowe was interesting and his tragedies hit at important political and social issues of Elizabethan England.
5. Here are our citations!
6. Greenfield , Matthew. Christopher Marlowe's Wound Knowledge. 119. PMLA, 2004. 233-246. Print.
Nathan, Richard. "Christopher Marlowe." Christopher Marlowe. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 Nov. 2012. .
Gray, Austin K. "Some Observations on Christopher Marlowe, Government
Agent."/PMLA/43.3 (1928): 682-700. Print.

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