Thompson, Joanna

About the author: Joanna Thompson completed her PhD at The University of Western Australia, where she has also taught Renaissance studies as a casual lecturer.

Character of Britomart in Spenser’s the Faerie Queene
2001 0-7734-7526-5
This thesis argues that Britomart is a site of conflicting ideas concerning chastity and passion, virtue and eroticism, and therefore synthesises the pertinent codes of Renaissance culture in Elizabethan England.