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Drama at the courts of Queen Henrietta Maria

Author: Karen Britland
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
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A study of Queen Henrietta Maria's patronage of drama in England and her French heritage. This book considers her upbringing at the French court and her later exile in France during the English civil wars, and challenges the received notions about her activities in England during the 1630s.
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Named Person: Henrietta Maria, Queen consort of Charles I King of England; Henriette Maria, England Königin.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Britland
ISBN: 9780521847971 0521847974 9780521121521 0521121523
OCLC Number: 61362109
Description: ix, 292 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Sex and dancing : Henrietta Maria's wedding ballets --
Artenice : a new French fashion at the English court --
Foreign bodies : conflict and cooperation in the early masques --
Family affairs : Henrietta Maria and continental politics in 1631 --
Tempe restored : exile/dispossession/restitution --
'It is my voyce' : the fashioning of a self in The shepherd's paradise --
'Fate hath made thy reign her choice' : The temple of love (1635) --
Florimène : the author and the occasion --
Marie de Médicis and the last masques --
'Tyer'd, in her banish'd dress' : Henrietta Maria in exile --
Epilogue --
Appendix. An early entertainment by Aurelian Townshend.
Responsibility: Karen Britland.
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