The publications below are deprecated. They are merely listed to showcase the publications that the Society has published in the past. Plans are afoot to launch new publications. Stay tuned for more details.


The Marigold

The Marigold is the current Marlowe Society newsletter that is published twice a year in the Spring and the Autumn. It has succeeded the Marlowe Society Newsletter (latterly the Marlowe

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Society Journal) as the publication sent to Society members as part of their membership package.

Like its predecessor, it contains shorter articles on a wide range of subjects relating to Marlowe and contemporary Elizabethan and Jacobean drama. It also reports on relevant news items, publishes details of forthcoming Society and theatre events that will be of interest to members, and contains reviews of books and play performances.

The Marigold is published in glossy A4 format and posted to members in the Spring and Autumn. It is also available in PDF format.

Marlowe Guide

The Marlowe Society produced this overview Guide to Marlowe’s life and works which was published in February 2010.

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The 24-page publication has been printed as an A5 booklet with many colour images. The Guide covers each key phase of Marlowe’s life, including growing up in Canterbury, his time at Cambridge University, working as a goverment spy, arriving as a London playwright, and his death in Deptford. It also contains sections on each of his major plays, and provides an overview of his non-dramatic poetry as well.

The Guide will be sold at various venues around the country, but can also be ordered online. Further details can be found in the Marlowe Guide section.

Society Newsletter

Published twice a year in the Spring and the Autumn until 2015, the Marlowe Society Newsletter(latterly renamed the Marlowe Society Journal) contained shorter articles on a wide range of

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subjects relating to Marlowe, Elizabethan and Jacobean drama, as well as wider issues such as the Shakespearean Authorship debate.

Each issue also included news items of interest, reported on the latest work of the Society and forthcoming events, and also publishes reviews by Society members of books and play performances.

Peruse the Marlowe Society Newsletters section, which has more information, including Contents listings of past issues, sample articles, and details about how to order back issues.

Research Journal

The Marlowe Society Research Journal was the forum for lengthier and more detailed research articles contributed by scholars, academics and Society members. The first four Journals were

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printed publications, whilst subsequent research articles were published online until 2013.

As with the Newsletter, the Journal represents the broad spectrum of opinion on Marlowe’s life and work, and articles also cover related aspects of contemporary drama and literature, as well as some of the more hotly debated topics such as the suspicious circumstances surrounding Marlowe’s reported death in Deptford, and the Shakespearean Authorship question.

Peruse the Research Journal section, which contains Contents listings of past Journal issues, along with details about how to order past printed Journals and download online articles.