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Goddesses and queens : the iconography of Elizabeth I

Author: Annaliese F Connolly; Lisa Hopkins
Publisher: Manchester, UK ; New York : Manchester University Press : Distributed in the USA by Palgrave, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The visual images of Queen Elizabeth I displayed in contemporary portraits and perpetuated and developed in more recent media, such as film and television, make her one of the most familiar and popular of all British monarchs." "This collection of essays examines the diversity of the queen s extensive iconographical repertoire, focusing on both visual and textual representations of Elizabeth, not only in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Portraits
History
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Goddesses and queens.
Manchester, UK ; New York : Manchester University Press ; Distributed in the USA by Palgrave, 2007
(OCoLC)608556354
Named Person: Elizabeth, Queen of England; Elizabeth, Queen of England; Elizabeth, Queen of England; Elizabeth, Queen of England; Elizabeth, Queen of England; Elizabeth, koningin van Engeland
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Annaliese F Connolly; Lisa Hopkins
ISBN: 9780719076770 0719076773
OCLC Number: 154789215
Description: xii, 194 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: I. World in crisis: Elizabeth's iconography and religious tensions. --
1. Elizabeth I as Deborah the Judge: exceptional women of power / Carol Blessing --
2. Warlike mates? Queen Elizabeth, and Joan La Pucelle in 1 Henry VI / Ben Spiller --
3. 'Rudenesse it selfe she doth refine': Queen Elizabeth I as Lady Alchymia / Jayne Elisabeth Archer --
II. Virginia and the Virgin: Elizabeth and the New World. --
4. Elizabeth I: size matters / Deanne Williams --
5. 'And in their midst a sun ': Petrarch's Triumphs and the Elizabethan icon / Heather Campbell --
6. 'Nature without labor': Virgin Queen and virgin land in Sir Walter Ralegh's The Discoverie if the Large, Rich and Bewtiful Empyre of Guiana / Helen J. Burgess --
III. Old World and the New: classical precedents. --
7. dark side of the moon: Semiramis and Titania / Lisa Hopkins --
8. Evaluating virginity: A Midsummer Night's Dream and the iconography of marriage / Annaliese Connolly --
9. Cynthia waning: Cynthia's Revels imagines the death of the queen / Matthew Steggle --
IV. Coda: Elizabeth's afterlife. --
10. 'Turn thy Tombe into a Throne': Elizabeth I's death rehearsal / Scott L. Newstok.
Other Titles: Iconography of Elizabeth I.
Responsibility: edited by Annaliese Connolly and Lisa Hopkins.

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Goddesses and Queens: The Iconography of Elizabeth I is a collection of essays which explores the ways in which the rich and varied image of the queen was developed and negotiated by Elizabeth and  Read more...

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