Day: August 31, 2006

Jamelah Reads the Classics: The Tragedy of Mariam

Published in 1613, Elizabeth Cary’s The Tragedy of Mariam is universally accepted as the first drama published by a woman. Cary was a contemporary of Shakespeare, though due to the fact that she was memorialized in a biography by one of her daughters (the exact author is unknown), more is … Read the rest