VIRGINITY AND FEMALE HEROISM IN THE CROATIAN MEDIEVAL DRAMA THE PASSION OF SAINT MARGARITA

Journal of Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Split, No. 11, 2018

Original scientific paper

Dubravka Dulibić-Paljar   ORCID icon orcid.org/0000-0002-3967-7604 ; Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Juraj Dobrila in Pula, Pula, Croatia 

pages 17-34

Abstracts:

This paper analyzes the Croatian medieval drama The Passion of the Saint Margarita. The first part of the paper deals with the genre structure of virgin martyrs legends, while the focus is on the early Christian conceptualization of the phenomenon of martyrdom and virginity. Proceeding from the above, the second part of this paper analyzes the phenomenon of women’s heroic virginity in The Passion of the Saint Margarita.

Keywords:

Croatian medieval drama; The Passion of the Saint Margarita; virgin martyr legends; Christian virginity; female virginity

URI:

http://zbornik.ffst.unist.hr/?p=1885&lang=en