Findlay, Alison (2009) Dramatizing home and memory:Lady Mary Sidney and Lady Mary Wroth. Home Cultures, 6 (2). pp. 135-147. ISSN 1740-6315Full text not available from this repository.
The article discusses two plays by noblewomen: Lady Mary Sidney Herbert's translation The Tragedy of Antony (1998) and Lady Mary Wroth's pastoral tragicomedy Love's Victory (1614-16), to explore how drama, as a genre, provides unique opportunities for remaking home as a woman's space. Irigaray's vision of woman's self-dispossession within the home and Elizabeth Grosz's injunction to recover a female-centered chora, provide a framework to read the texts. Drawing on the classical idea of a memory-theater, the article analyzes how the scripts creatively manipulate relationships between domestic venues and settings in order to reshape memories and promote alternative constructions of woman's place.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Home Cultures|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Home ; Memory ; Memory-theater ; Drama ; Early ; Modern ; Women|
|Subjects:||P Language and Literature > PR English literature|
|Departments:||Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > English & Creative Writing|
|Deposited On:||01 Oct 2012 13:43|
|Last Modified:||03 Nov 2015 16:35|
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