Christopher Marlowe

The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus


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The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus, normally known simply as Doctor Faustus, is a play by Christopher Marlowe, based on the Faust story,…

The Jew of Malta


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Christopher “Kit” Marlowe (baptised 26 February 1564 – 30 May 1593) was an English dramatist, poet, and translator of the Elizabethan era. T…

Hero and Leander (version 2)


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Two young people, the epitome of young masculine and feminine beauty, fall in love at first sight, but their union is forbidden by the tyran…

The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus (1616 version)


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The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus, commonly referred to simply as Doctor Faustus, is a play by Christopher Marlow…

Edward II


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Christopher Marlowe's Elizabethan tragedy focuses on the downfall of King Edward II, whose love for his favorite courtier, Piers Gaveston, l…

Hero and Leander


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“Who ever lov’d, that lov’d not at first sight?” The wonder-decade of the English drama was suddenly interrupted in 1592, when serious plagu…

Romantic Poetry Collection 001


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A collection of romantic poems for St Valentine's day.

Tamburlaine the Great, Part 1


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Tamburlaine the Great is the name of a play in two parts by Christopher Marlowe. It is loosely based on the life of the Central Asian empero…

Tamburlaine the Great, Part 2


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Tamburlaine the Great is the name of a play in two parts by Christopher Marlowe. It is loosely based on the life of the Central Asian empero…

The World's Best Poetry, Volume 2: Love (Part 1)


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The second of ten volumes of poetry edited by Canadian poet laureate Bliss Carman (1861-1929). This collection, the first of two parts, incl…

Passionate Shepherd to His Love (version 2)


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of The Passionate Shepherd to His Love by Christopher Marlowe. This was the Fortnightly Poetry p…

Lavender Lit 101 - International LGB Literature up to 1923


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International LGB Literature up to 1923 This is a collection of 30 American and European gay, lesbian, & bisexual writers from the 16th …

Wedding Poems


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In honor of Kristin and Corey’s wedding (April 2006) we’ve recorded a selection of wedding-themed poems. Congratulations, you two!

Short Poetry Collection 088


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for the months of April, May, and June 2010.

Short Poetry Collection 206


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This is a collection of 80 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for July 2020.

The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus (CBC, 2001)



A Canadian Broadcasting Corporation production of Christopher Marlowe's classic play about one man's deal with The Devil. Doctor Faustus ...…

Short Poetry Collection 195


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This is a collection of 44 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for August 2019.

Short Poetry Collection 061


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LibriVox's New Short Poetry Collection 061: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Poems Recorded in Deptford and Greenwich


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Armed with a hand-held digital recorder and the Penguin Book of English Verse, LibriVox’s UK Chapter set out one Sunday afternoon to capture…

Short Poetry Collection 224


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This is a collection of 54 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for January 2022.

Short Poetry Collection 222


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This is a collection of 44 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for November 2021.