The Virgin Mary in Late Medieval and Early Modern English Literature and Popular Culture

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This book was first published in 2011. The Virgin Mary was one of the most powerful images of the Middle Ages, central to people's experience of Christianity. During the Reformation, however, many images of the Virgin were destroyed, as Protestantism rejected the way the medieval Church over-valued and sexualized Mary. Although increasingly marginalized in Protestant thought and practice, her traces and surprising transformations continued to haunt early modern England. Combining historical analysis and contemporary theory, ...

The Virgin Mary in Late Medieval and Early Modern English Literature and Popular Culture 2012, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107407664

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The Virgin Mary in Late Medieval and Early Modern English Literature and Popular Culture 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521762960

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