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Elizabeth I, the subversion of flattery, and John Lyly's court plays and entertainments

Author: Theodora A Jankowski
Publisher: Kalamazoo, MI Medieval Institute Publications, Western Michigan University [2018] © 2018
Series: Late Tudor and Stuart drama: gender, performance, and material culture
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This study considers how John Lyly's characters who are allegorical representations of Elizabeth validate the queen, but at the same time raise troubling issues as to her true nature. Theodora Jankowski looks at both the light and the dark side of the Elizabeth character in each of Lyly's court plays, while at the same time considering how that allegory works in terms of the various issues Lyly debates within the  Read more...
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Named Person: John Lyly; Elisabeth, England Königin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theodora A Jankowski
ISBN: 9781580443333 1580443338
OCLC Number: 1124787001
Description: 168 Seiten
Contents: Introduction : Elizabeth I, John Lyly, and the monstrosity of icons --
Rulership and the monarch's two bodies in Sapho and Phao, Campaspe, and Midas --
Gender, alpha males, and all-around bullies in Love's Metamorphosis --
Sexuality, lesbian desire, and the necessity of a penis in Gallathea --
Male friendship and unruly women in Endimion --
Early modern economics in the entertainments --
Coda : the man in the moon and The Woman in the Moon, or, whose moon is it really?.
Series Title: Late Tudor and Stuart drama: gender, performance, and material culture
Responsibility: Theodora A. Jankowski.

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"This study considers how John Lyly's characters who are allegorical representations of Elizabeth validate the queen, but at the same time raise troubling issues as to her true nature. Theodora Jankowski looks at both the light and the dark side of the Elizabeth character in each of Lyly's court plays, while at the same time considering how that allegory works in terms of the various issues Lyly debates within the plays. She reveals the fraught nature of John Lyly's relationship to Queen Elizabeth. He was not the first creative artist to introduce subversive undercurrents in entertainments designed to flatter the queen. However, Jankowski demonstrates how Lyly, while praising the queen and accepting her beneficence, simultaneously manages to present his audiences with the "dark queen," the opposite side of the positive image of the Queen of England"--.

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