Silvia Bigliazzi
Search for other papers by Silvia Bigliazzi in
Current site
Google Scholar
From medieval to early modern choric threnody in biblical plays
Abstract only
Log-in for full text

Silvia Bigliazzi traces the development of lamentation scenes through different patterns of chorality. She first devotes special attention to the laments of the three Marys in the York and Towneley cycles before she discusses George Peele’s early modern play, The Love of King David and Fair Bethsabe, in which the two formal Choruses comprise a religious device subservient to a political design of male power. This play ultimately demonstrates how female pathos is no longer part of the tragic ritual.

  • Collapse
  • Expand

All of MUP's digital content including Open Access books and journals is now available on manchesterhive.



All Time Past Year Past 30 Days
Abstract Views 581 409 2
Full Text Views 4 2 2
PDF Downloads 6 4 2