The Jew of Malta (Paperback)

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Being one of Christopher Marlowe's most celebrated plays, The Jew of Malta tells the story of the eponymous Barabas, a wealthy merchant who, as explained in the prologue, has amassed a great fortune through following Machiavellian teachings. His troubles start when he is informed that the fleet containing almost all of his wealth has docked in Malta and that, like all other Jewish merchants, he must offer half of his estate to the governor who must, in turn, pay tribute to the Ottoman Empire.

About the Author


Christopher Marlowe, also known as Kit Marlowe, was an English playwright, poet and translator of the Elizabethan era. Marlowe was the foremost Elizabethan tragedian of his day.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781986757577
ISBN-10: 1986757579
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: March 23rd, 2018
Pages: 82
Language: English