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Marian moments in early modern British drama / edited by Regina Buccola, Lisa Hopkins.

  • Author

    Buccola, Regina

    Hopkins, Lisa, 1962-,

  • Date published

    2007

  • Publisher

    Aldershot : Ashgate, 2007.

  • Subject

    English drama Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 History and criticism

    English drama 17th century History and criticism

    Christianity and literature Great Britain History 16th century

    Christianity and literature Great Britain History 17th century

    Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint In literature.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Themes, motives.

Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Formatted contents note: "Here in this garden" : the iconography of the Virgin Queen in Shakespeare's Richard 11 / Helen Ostovich -- "One that's dead is quick" : Virgin re-birth in All's well that ends well / Alison Findlay -- Inverting the Pieta in Shakespeare's King Lear / Katharine Goodland -- "Black but beautiful" : Othello and the cult of the Black Madonna / Lisa Hopkins -- Desdemona and the Mariological theology of the will in Othello / Greg Maillet -- The wonder of women : virginity, sexuality, and religio-politics in Marston's The tragedy of Sophonisba / Thomas Rist -- Easter scenes from an unholy tomb : Christian parody in The widow's tears / Alice Dailey -- Virgin fairies and imperial whores : the unstable ground of religious iconography in Thomas Dekker's The whore of Babylon / Regina Buccola -- Not kissing the (He)rod : Marian moments in The tragedy of Mariam / Stephanie Hodgson-Wright.