Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 January 2009

256 Pages | 6 black-and-white halftones

ISBN: 9780199212057

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Unto the Breach

Martial Formations, Historical Trauma, and the Early Modern Stage

Patricia A. Cahill

  • One of the first studies of Renaissance literature to engage with the field of contemporary trauma theory
  • Brings lesser read dramas into conversation with canonical texts
  • Examines military texts usually neglected by literary scholars and cultural critics
  • Explores the culture's gendering of warfare