Abstract

Reading Pierre Troterel's La Tragédie de sainte Agnès (1615) against Counter-Reformation discourses, "Staging Sanctity" argues that this depiction of the patron saint of virginity slips between praise and subversion, thus creating moral confusion between official doxae on sanctity and representations of martyrs on the early modern urban stage.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1931-0234
Print ISSN
0014-0767
Pages
pp. 49-61
Launched on MUSE
2010-03-26
Open Access
No
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