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"The Tragedy of Mariam" (1613) is the first original play by a woman to be published in England, and its author is the first English woman writer to be memorialized in a biography, which is included with this edition of the play.
"Mariam" is a distinctive example of Renaissance drama that serves the desire of today's readers and scholars to know not merely how women were represented in the early modern period but also how they themselves perceived their own condition.
With this textually emended and fully annotated edition, the play will now be accessible to all readers. The accompanying biography of Cary further enriches our knowledge of both domestic and religious conflicts in the seventeenth century.
Title: Tragedy of Mariam the Fair Queen of Jewry : With the Lady Falkland : Her Life
Categories: Country Soft Cover,
Publisher: Univ California State Pr at: 1994/01/01 00:00:00.000
ISBN Number: 0520079698
ISBN Number 13: 9780520079694
Binding: Trade Paperback
Book Condition: Used - Good
Item: 1.15 Item
Seller ID: 297494
Description: Cary,Elizabeth/ Weller,Barry/ Ferguson,Margaret W. Tragedy Of Mariam - The Fair Queen Of Jewry Edge and corner wear. Creases to cover. Creases to spine. Pages still clean and tight. All U.S. orders shipped with tracking number and e-mail confirmation. All Orders Shipped With Tracking And Delivery Confirmation Numbers.