The Mirror of the Worlde is an important addition to the canon of Elizabeth Tanfield Cary. Best known for her play The Tragedy of Mariam, Cary is revealed here as a sheltered but precocious child who translated the texts accompanying the maps in an early modern atlas when she was no more than twelve. This book identifies the source text and makes widely available for the first time the full transcription of Elizabeth Cary's manuscript translation of L'Epitome du Theatre du Monde d'Abraham Ortelius (c. 1588). Dedicated to ...

The Mirror of the Worlde 2012, McGill-Queen's University Press

ISBN-13: 9780773540729

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