Pub Date2006
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Female Mourning and Tragedy in Medieval and Renaissance English Drama: From the Raising of Lazarus to King Lear

Katherine Goodland

The author looks at how the spectral resurrections of classical Marian pity in the plays of Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher, Thomas Kyd, William Shakespeare, and John Webster help to work out the cultural trauma of the Reformation.

About the Author

Katherine Goodland is Associate Professor of English at the City University of New York’s College of Staten Island, USA, where she teaches courses in medieval and early modern culture and early drama, including Shakespeare. She is on the editorial board of the Shakespeare Bulletin and the Executive Board of the Columbia Shakespeare Seminar.