The Service: A Life of the Virgin Mary

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Simone Kotva


'The Service' draws on the canonincal and apocryphal material which make up the traditional Vita Mariae Virginis. It is told by three female voices—those of Anna (mother of the Virgin), Mary and Elizaebth—in counterpoint with a fourth, Jerusalem, related in the third person. 


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Fiction and Poetry
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Simone Kotva, Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge

Doctoral candidate, Divinity Faculty, University of Cambridge, Emmanuel College