1837 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Christopher Marlowe

Henry Hallam, in Introduction to the Literature of Europe of the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and Seventeenth Centuries (1837-39; 1882) 2:266.



No one could think of disputing the superiority of Marlowe to all his contemporaries of this early school of the English drama.