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The Jew of Malta | Study Guide

Christopher Marlowe

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Author

Christopher Marlowe

First Performed

c. 1592

Type

Play

Genre

Tragedy

About the Title

The title, The Jew of Malta, refers descriptively to the protagonist, Barabas, who idolizes money, profit, and his daughter Abigail. Barabas's schemes and intrigues lead him steadily deeper into a net of treachery and deceit until he meets an agonizing, spectacular death.

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