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

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

by Gary Waller

Paperback(Reprint)

$46.99
View All Available Formats & Editions
Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for guaranteed delivery by Thursday, January 24

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107407664
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/13/2012
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 250
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.55(d)

About the Author

Gary Waller is Professor of Literature, Cultural Studies and Theater at Purchase College, State University of New York.

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. 1538 and after: the Virgin Mary in the century of iconoclasm; Part I. The Virgin Mary in Late Medieval Culture to 1538: 2. The sexualization of the Virgin in the late Middle Ages; 3. The Virgin's body in late medieval poetry, romance, and drama; 4. Walsingham or Falsingham, Woolpit or Foulpit? Marian shrines and pilgrimage before the Dissolution; Part II. Fades, Traces: Transformations of the Virgin in Early Modern England: 5. Fades: Elizabethan ruins, tunes, ballads, poems; 6. Traces: English Petrarchism and the veneration of the Virgin; 7. Traces: Shakespeare and the Virgin: All's Well That Ends Well, Pericles, and The Winter's Tale; 8. Multiple Madonnas: traces and transformations in the seventeenth century and beyond; Works cited; Index.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews