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Die Hl. Katharina von Alexandria auf der Jesuitenbühne : drei Innsbrucker Dramen aus den Jahren 1576, 1577 und 1606 /
Stefan Tilg.
imprint
Tübingen : M. Niemeyer, 2005.
description
474 p. : 6 facsims. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
348436601X (cl.), 9783484366015 (cl.)
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author
imprint
Tübingen : M. Niemeyer, 2005.
isbn
348436601X (cl.)
9783484366015 (cl.)
general note
Revised thesis (doctoral)--Universität Innsbruck, 2003.
catalogue key
6128264
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. [463]-469) and index.
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"Stefan Tilg leistet mit seiner Dissertation einen bedeutenden Beitrag zur Erforschung des Jesuitentheaters."Paul Oberholzer in: Archivum Historicum 2007
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From the Middle Ages onwards, St. Catherine of Alexandria was considered a leading figure in Christian education due to her rhetorical triumph over 50 heathen philosophers. The three dramas edited here for the first time are the major testimonies to the fascinating reception accorded to St. Catherine as a subject in early Jesuit drama. The plays of 1576 and 1577 are among the earliest known instances of Jesuit martyrdom drama, which subsequently played a dominant role in Jesuit theatre. Understanding of the texts is facilitated by a critical apparatus, a metric translation, an introduction, and a commentary.

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