International Journal of English Research

International Journal of English Research


International Journal of English Research
International Journal of English Research
Vol. 3, Issue 4 (2017)

Theme of homosexuality and politics in Christopher Marlowe’s Edward II


Santanu Panda

The objective of this paper is to discuss about the homosexual relationship between King Edward II and his dearest friend Gaveston and political rivalry between the King and the Barons. They established a spiritual affinity between them. Another important word from king is ‘share’. Marlowe suggests that parliament is spending time on trivial arguments. The idea of ‘Machiavelli’ is also reflected in Mortimer. But through these ‘homosexual’ and ‘political’ aspects Marlowe has created a masterpiece.
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Santanu Panda. Theme of homosexuality and politics in Christopher Marlowe’s Edward II. International Journal of English Research, Volume 3, Issue 4, 2017, Pages 83-85
International Journal of English Research