The Heart and Stomach of a King: Elizabeth I and the Politics of Sex and Power / Edition 2

The Heart and Stomach of a King: Elizabeth I and the Politics of Sex and Power / Edition 2

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by Carole Levin
     
 

With a new introduction that situates the original edition within the emerging genre of cultural biography, the second edition of The Heart and Stomach of a King explores the myriad ways Queen Elizabeth I represented herself as a public figure and how her subjects represented and responded to her.

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Overview

With a new introduction that situates the original edition within the emerging genre of cultural biography, the second edition of The Heart and Stomach of a King explores the myriad ways Queen Elizabeth I represented herself as a public figure and how her subjects represented and responded to her.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812222401
Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
Publication date:
11/30/2013
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
264
Sales rank:
462,924
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Carole Levin is Willa Cather Professor of History and Director of the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program at the University of Nebraska. She is author of Dreaming the English Renaissance: Politics and Desire in Court and Culture and Propaganda in the English Reformation: Heroic and Villainous Images of King John.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
1Introduction1
2Elizabeth as Sacred Monarch10
3The Official Courtships of the Queen39
4Wanton and Whore65
5The Return of the King91
6Elizabeth as King and Queen121
7Dreaming the Queen149
Notes173
Bibliography215
Index235

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