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The tragedy of Mariam, the fair queen of Jewry

Author: Elizabeth Cary, Lady; Barry Weller; Margaret W Ferguson
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A transcript of the first original play by a woman to be published in England. Included with the play is a biography, also written in the 1600s, by one of the playwright's daughters, which enriches  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Drama
History
Tragedies
Named Person: Mariamne, consort of Herod I King of Judea; Herod, King of Judea; Elizabeth Cary, Lady; Elizabeth Cary, Viscountess Falkland.; Elizabeth Cary, Lady; Herod, King of Judea; Mariamne, consort of Herod I King of Judea
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Cary, Lady; Barry Weller; Margaret W Ferguson
ISBN: 0520079671 9780520079670 0520079698 9780520079694
OCLC Number: 26809912
Description: xii, 328 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Elizabeth Cary's Life and Works. Subtexts and Contents for Mariam. Josephus and Jewish Materials. Biblical and Historical Herods. Mystery Play Herods. Continental and Classicizing Dramas about Herod and Mariam. English "Closet" Dramas. The "Social Text" of Henry VIII's Divorce. Cary's Mariam. The Chorus and Conventional Wisdom. Structure and Characterization. Mariam and Shakespeare. The Texts of Mariam and the Life. The 1613 Quarto of Mariam. The Manuscript of The Lady of Falkland: Her Life --
pt. 1. The Tragedy of Mariam. Historical Background to the Events in the Play. The Tragedy of Mariam, the Fair Queen of Jewry / Elizabeth Cary --
pt. 2. The Lady Falkland. Chronology of Elizabeth Cary's Life and Works. The Lady Falkland: Her Life, by One of Her Daughters --
Appendix A: Passages from Lodge's Translation of Josephus (1602) --
Appendix B: Textual Collation for Mariam.
Other Titles: Lady Falkland.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Cary ; with the Lady Falkland : her life / by one of her daughters ; edited by Barry Weller and Margaret W. Ferguson.
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