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Anna of Denmark, Queen of England : a cultural biography

Author: J Leeds Barroll
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the well-entrenched critical view of the Jacobean period, James I is credited with the flowering of culture in the early years of the seventeenth century. His queen, Anna of Denmark, is seen as a shadowy figure at best, a capricious and shallow one at worst. But Leeds Barroll makes a well-documented case that it was Anna who, for her own purposes, developed an alternative court and sponsored many of the artistic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Anne, Queen consort of James I King of England; Anne, Queen consort of James I King of England; James, King of England; Anne, Queen consort of James I King of England; James, King of England; Anne, Queen consort of James I King of England; James, King of England
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Leeds Barroll
ISBN: 0812235746 9780812235746
OCLC Number: 44775076
Description: 226 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Queen Anna as consort : establishing a local habitation and a name --
Anna in Scotland : style and substance --
Queen Anna's English court : centering the arts --
The Stuart masque and the queenly arts of ceremony --
Masquing and faction : Prince Henry and after --
Appendix: Anna of Denmark and Catholicism.
Responsibility: Leeds Barroll.

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This cultural biography rescues Queen Anna from the shadow of King James I, arguing that she sponsored many of the artistic endeavors at court in the innovative Jacobean period (e.g., the extravagant  Read more...

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"The scholarship is impeccable, the argument new, and the case convincing. I am tempted to think that Barroll has here in effect invented a genre of 'cultural biography.'"-Catherine Belsey

 
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