“Conscience and the Disobedient Female Consort in the Closet Dramas of John Milton and Elizabeth Cary” by Susan Iwanisziw

An analysis of the suggestive relationship between Elizabeth Cary’s closet drama The Tragedy of Mariam and John Milton’s Samson Agonistes,  first appearing in Milton Studies (v. 36, 1998) and republished in Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550-1700, vol 6, ed Raber (Ashgate, 2009).