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“Reforming” the Knights of Malta: Male Chastity and Temperance in Five Early Modern Plays

Jane Hwang Degenhardt

in Islamic Conversion and Christian Resistance on the Early Modern Stage

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640843
eISBN:
9780748651597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640843.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter is concerned with the revival of the Knights of Malta in five plays performed sometime between 1589 and 1621, which refer to the territorial battles between the Christians and Muslims. ... More


Pierre Cholenec, S.J. (1641–1723)

Lisa L. Moore, Joanna Brooks, and Caroline Wigginton (eds)

in Transatlantic Feminisms in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743483
eISBN:
9780190252830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743483.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Women's Literature

In the twentieth century, a young Iroquois woman named Katharine Tegakoüita (1656–1680) was canonized by the Roman Catholic Church. One important basis of Tegakoüita’s canonization was a biography of ... More


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