By Karen Raber

ISBN-10: 0754661008

ISBN-13: 9780754661009

Elizabeth Cary's Tragedy of Mariam, the 1st unique drama written in English by means of a lady, has been a touchstone for feminist scholarship within the interval for a number of many years and is now essentially the most anthologized works via a Renaissance lady author. Her background of ... Edward II has supplied fertile flooring for questions about authorship and old shape. The essays incorporated during this quantity spotlight the numerous evolving debates approximately Cary's works, from their complex universal features, to the social and political contexts they replicate, to the ways that Cary's writing enters into discussion with texts by way of male writers of her time. In its serious advent, the amount deals an intensive research of the place Cary feedback has been and the place it can enterprise within the future.

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