1: Introduction: Creativity in Private Prayers 2: Techniques to Compose Private Prayers 3: Scripting a Role for the Speaker of Private Prayer: 2 and 3 Henry VI 4: Discerning a Response to Private Prayer: Richard III and Henry V 5: The Special Case of Royal Private Prayer: Henry VIII and Richard II 6: Afterword: Staging Private Prayer Appendix A. Sample contents pages of printed private prayer books Appendix B. Sample prayers on childbirth Appendix C. Sample prayers on work
Ceri Sullivan is a Professor of English Literature at Cardiff University, and the author of five books about the literary features that structure early modern texts about religion, trade, bureaucracy, and rhetoric. She was educated at the University of Oxford, and was formerly a banking systems analyst in the City of London and an NGO worker in sub-Saharan Africa.