Female Mourning in Medieval and Renaissance English Drama: From the Raising of Lazarus to King Lear

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Grieving women in early modern English drama, this study argues, recall not only those of Classical tragedy, but also, and more significantly, the lamenting women of medieval English drama, especially the Virgin Mary. Looking at the plays of Shakespeare, Kyd, and Webster, this book presents a new perspective on early modern drama grounded upon three original interrelated points. First, it explores how the motif of the mourning woman on the early modern stage embodies the cultural trauma of the Reformation in England. Second ...

Female Mourning in Medieval and Renaissance English Drama: From the Raising of Lazarus to King Lear 2016, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9781138275638

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Female Mourning in Medieval and Renaissance English Drama: From the Raising of Lazarus to King Lear 2006, Routledge, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780754651017

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