Recent Studies in Elizabeth Cary (1994‐2014, with additional items from 2015)

  title={Recent Studies in Elizabeth Cary (1994‐2014, with additional items from 2015)},
  author={Christina Luckyj and Rose Harriet Sneyd},
  journal={English Literary Renaissance},
  pages={456 - 473}
Although scholars continue to focus chiefly on Cary's Tragedy of Mariam (1613), they have largely moved beyond the biographical approaches of the 1980s and 1990s to situate the play in relation to early modern discourses of religion, politics, gender, genre, and race, while also considering the play's potential effects in the modern theater and classroom. Mariam criticism is energized by dynamic debates not only about Cary's religio‐political allegiances but also about the meanings generated by… Expand
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