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Women and Culture at the Courts of the Stuart Queens

Women and Culture at the Courts of the Stuart Queens

by C. McManus, Clare McManus
     
 
Did the Stuart queens create their own courts, and can these courts shed new light on women's poetry, drama and performance? This book investigates the literature, theatre, patronage and commissioning of the courts of Anna of Denmark (1603-19) and Henrietta Maria (1625-42). Unearthing the neglected history of the Stuart queens, these essays look afresh at the early

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Did the Stuart queens create their own courts, and can these courts shed new light on women's poetry, drama and performance? This book investigates the literature, theatre, patronage and commissioning of the courts of Anna of Denmark (1603-19) and Henrietta Maria (1625-42). Unearthing the neglected history of the Stuart queens, these essays look afresh at the early modern European female elite to create a new picture of femininity for students and scholars of early modern culture.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

'This is... a splendid collection, coherent yet wide-ranging, focused around

important interdisciplinary research questions, and carrying forward the study

of early modern women's cultural participation in several

significant directions.' - Professor Kate Chedgzoy, Professor of Renaissance Literature, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403902603
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
08/19/2003
Edition description:
2003
Pages:
252
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

ALEXANDRA G. BENNETT Assistant Professor of English at Northern Illinois University, usa
KAREN BRITLAND Lecturer at the University of Leeds, UK
JAMES KNOWLES Reader in English at the University of Stirling, UK
REBECCA LEMON Assistant Professor of English at the University of Southern California, USA
SARAH POYNTING Research Fellow in History and English at Keele University, UK
SOPHIE TOMLINSON Lecturer in English at the University of Auckland, New Zealand
SUZANNE TRILL Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Edinburgh, UK
MARA R. WADE Associate Professor in the Department of Germanic Literature, University of Illinois, USA
SUSAN WISEMAN Reader in Early Modern Studies at Birkbeck College, University of London, UK

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