The Rituals and Rhetoric of Queenship

Medieval to Early Modern

Edited by: Liz Oakley-Brown, Louise J. Wilkinson

This collection explores the ways in which the late medieval and early modern queen was a pivotal, if often controversial, figure. Contents include: R. Allinson (Oxford), Letters of Elizabeth I and James VI . S. Bell (U New Brunswick), George Buchanan reading Mary, Queen of Scots . N. Bishai (King's College London), Execution of Anne Boleyn . E. Bronfen & B. Straumann (U Z?rich), The two bodies of Elizabeth I . K. Bundesen (U Nottingham), Elizabeth I's family at court . L. Hopkins (Sheffield Hallam U), Elizabeth I on stage and age . J. Johnson (U London), Elizabeth of York . S. Mamujee (U London), Queenship and sexuality in Lylian drama . K. Mudan (Linacre, Oxford), S.L. M?ller (Freie Universit?t, Berlin), Representing the body of Mary Tudor . L. Oakley-Brown (Lancaster U), Shakespeare's Tamora and the failure of queenship . P. de Pando (U Seville), The Spanish image of Anne Boleyn . A. Whitelock (U London), Mary Tudor and L.J. Wilkinson (Canterbury Christ Church U), The marriage of Isabella of England, Henry III's sister.


287 pages

Publication Date: 11/30/2009
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9781846821783