Reader ✓ The Tragedy of Mariam 296 pages ó Elizabeth cary

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Reader ✓ The Tragedy of Mariam 296 pages ó Elizabeth cary ó The Tragedy of Mariam the Fair ueen of Jewry is a Jacobean closet drama by Elizabeth Tanfield Cary First published in 1613 it was the first work by a woman to be published under her real name Never performed during Cary's lifetime and apparently nevIety under Herod's tyrannous rule A new introduction includes recent criticism and new developments in theatre history and scholarship A substantial performance history is given including accounts of recent screen version But I did think because I knew me chasteOne virtue for a woman might suffice;That mind for glory of our sex might standWherein humility and chastityDoth march with eual paces hand in handBut one if single seen who setteth by?And I had singly one but 'tis my joyThat I was ever innocent though sourAnd therefore can they but my life destroy—My soul is free from adversaries' power

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Lifetime and apparently never intended for performance the Senecan revenge tragedy tells the story of Mariam the second wife of Herod The play exposes and explores the themes of sex divorce betrayal murder and Jewish soc I enjoyed The Tragedy of Mariam than I thought I would I appreciate the work's significance as the first play officially written by a woman in the English language as well as its female characters which are definitely what made the play for me along with the layers of conflict in Herod's court I also uite liked this edition's introduction and analysis as well as the compelling biographical details about Elizabeth Cary Overall I would recommend the play if you are interested in the early history of women's writing as well as obscure Renaissance plays

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The Tragedy of MariamThe Tragedy of Mariam the Fair ueen of Jewry is a Jacobean closet drama by Elizabeth Tanfield Cary First published in 1613 it was the first work by a woman to be published under her real name Never performed during Cary's Just cuz it’s the first play written by a woman doesn’t mean it’s worth the read Dull Gimmie Middleton or Bill Shake