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The royal image : representations of Charles I

Author: Thomas N Corns
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume deals with the crisis in the representation of the monarchy that was provoked by the execution of Charles I, the 350th anniversary of which falls in 1999. It looks at both sympathetic and hostile representations of Charles I, and addresses not only the period of mid-century crisis but also the earlier years of his reign and the afterlife of his royal image. Besides courtly and popular literary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Portraits
Named Person: Charles, King of England; Charles, King of England; Charles, King of England; Charles, King of England; Karl, England König; Charles, King of England; Charles, King of England; Charles, King of England; Charles, (roi d'Angleterre d'Écosse et d'Irlande ;; Charles, (roi d'Angleterre d'Écosse et d'Irlande ;; Charles, (roi d'Angleterre d'Écosse et d'Irlande ;; König I ) Karl (England
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas N Corns
ISBN: 0521590477 9780521590471 0521118700 9780521118705
OCLC Number: 39625156
Description: xvi, 316 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Duke, prince and king / Thomas N. Corns --
"A ball of strife": Caroline poetry and royal marriage / Ann Baynes Coiro --
Popular representations of Charles I / Joad Raymond --
"Incendiaries of the state": Charles I and tyranny / Martin Dzelzainis --
The king among the radicals / David Loewenstein --
Eikon Basilike and the rhetoric of self-representation / Elizabeth Skerpan Wheeler --
Milton and King Charles / Sharon Achinstein --
The king's music / Jonathan P. Wainright --
The visual image of Charles I / John Peacock --
The royal martyr in the restoration / Lois Potter --
Reviving the martyr king: Charles I as Jacobite icon / Laura Lunger Knoppers --
The royal image: an afterword / Kevin Sharpe.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas N. Corns.
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Charles I was the only English monarch to be tried and executed, and this volume examines the resulting crisis in the representation of the monarchy. It addresses not only the period of mid-century  Read more...

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Review of the hardback: '... provides a significant discussion of the varied image-making of the Caroline regime'. The English Historical Review

 
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