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Title Representations of Elizabeth I in early modern culture / edited by Alessandra Petrina and Laura Tosi.

Published Basingstoke, UK ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  820.9351 REPR    DUE 11-10-19
Physical description xv, 281 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: 'A monarch in writing' / Alessandra Petrina -- 1. Prologue: I am Richard II / Stephen Orgel -- Part I. Word of a Prince: Elizabeth Writing: 2. Queen's two hands / Jonathan Gibson; 3. Mary Stuart's execution and Queen Elizabeth's divided self / Paola Baseotto; 4. 'Ma plume vous pourra exprimer': Elizabeth's French correspondance / Guillaume Coatalen; 5. 'Most peereles Poëtresse': the manuscript circulation of Elizabeth's poems / Carlo M. Bajetta -- Part II. We Princes are Set on Stages: Masques and Ceremonies of Royal Self-Display: 6. Monarch as represented in the Ceremony of Coronation / Janette Dillon; 7. Elizabeth's presence in the Jacobean masque / Effie Botonaki; 8. Lady of the Lake or Queen of the Ocean?: the representation of female power in Prince Henry's Barriers and Tethys' Festival / Sara Trevisan -- Part III. In Mirros More than One: Elizabeth and Representations of Female Sovereignty: 9. Performing the Apocalypse: sibylline prophecy and Elizabeth I / Jessica L. Malay; Under Italian eyes: Petruccio Ubaldini's verbal portraits of Queen Elizabeth I / Giovanni Iamartino; 11. Never a merry world: the rhetoric of nostalgia in Elizabethan England / Kristine Johanson; 12. Representations of ageing female rulers on the early modern state / Yvonne Oram; 13. 'A queen in jest': queenship and historical subversion in Shakespeare's 3 Henry VI and Richard III / Kavita Mudan; 14. Mirrors for female rulers: Elizabeth I and the Duchess of Malfi / Laura Tosi.
Summary "The volume explores Elizabeth I's impact on English and European culture during her life and after her death, through her own writing as well as through contemporary and later writers. The contributors are codicologists, historians and literary critics, offering a varied reading of the Queen and of her cultural inheritance"--Provided by publisher.
Other author Petrina, Alessandra.
Tosi, Laura, 1966-
Subject Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603 -- In literature.
Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603 -- Influence.
Kings and rulers in literature.
Queens in literature.
English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9780230278172 (hbk.)
0230278175 (hbk.)