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|Named Person:||Anne, Queen consort of James I King of England; Henrietta Maria, Queen consort of Charles I King of England|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Description:||288 p. ; 22 cm.|
|Contents:||1. Introduction: the Queen's Court / Clare McManus --
Pt. I. Female Performance, Cultural Agency and Queenship at the Jacobean Courts --
2. 'To Enlight the Darksome Night, Pale Cinthia Doth Arise': Anna of Denmark, Elizabeth I and the Images of Royalty / James Knowles --
3. The Queen's Courts: Anna of Denmark and her Royal Sisters --
Cultural Agency at Four Northern European Courts in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries / Mara R. Wade --
4. Memorialising Anna of Denmark's Court: Cupid's Banishment at Greenwich Palace / Clare McManus
|Responsibility:||edited by Clare McManus.|
The contributors investigate the influence of the queen's court on women's cultural expression, and offer new readings of early modern women's poetry and drama, Stuart court theatricals and women's patronage and commissioning. Revitalised through innovative studies of the women of the European courts, these essays write a new chapter in early modern cultural history for scholars and students alike."--BOOK JACKET.
- Anne, -- Queen, consort of James I, King of England, -- 1574-1619 -- Contributions in literary patronage.
- Henrietta Maria, -- Queen, consort of Charles I, King of England -- Contributions in literary patronage.
- Women and literature -- England -- History -- 17th century.
- Women in the theater -- England -- History -- 17th century.
- Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century.
- England -- Court and courtiers -- History -- 17th century.
- England -- Civilization -- 17th century.