Bertolet, Anna Riehl

Queens Matter in Early Modern Studies

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Studies of Queens in Honor of Carole Levin
Anna Bertolet

Part I. Prelude: Studying Queens

2. Queenship and Power: The Heart and Stomach of a Book Series
Charles Beem

Part II. Queens and Matters of Gender

3. Did Elizabeth’s Gender Really Matter?
Susan Doran

4. A Great Reckoning in a Little Room: Elizabeth, Essex, and Royal Interruptions
Catherine Loomis

5. “We Are Such Stuff”: Absolute Feminine Power vs. Cinematic Myth-Making in Julie Taymor’s Tempest (2010)
Kirilka Stavreva

Part III. Queens and Marriage

6. Elizabeth I and the Marriage Crisis, John Lyly’s Campaspe, and the Politics of Court Drama
Jane Donawerth

7. Tudor Consorts: The Politics of Matchmaking, 1483–1543
Retha M. Warnicke

8. The Queen’s Deathbed Wish in Early Modern Fairy Tales: Securing the Dynasty
Jo Eldridge Carney

Part IV. Queens and Religion

9. Spenser’s Dragon Fight and the English Queen: The Struggle Over the Elizabethan Settlement
Donald Stump

10. Anne Boleyn’s Legacy to Elizabeth I: Neoclassicism and the Iconography of Protestant Queenship
Helen Hackett

11. “A Network of Honor and Obligation”: Elizabeth as Godmother
Elaine Kruse

Part V. Queens, National Identity, and Diplomacy

12. Lesbianism in Early Modern Vernacular Romance: The Question of Historicity
John Watkins

13. Doppelgänger Queens: Elizabeth Tudor and Mary Stuart
Anna Bertolet

14. Elizabeth I and the Politics of Invoking Russia in Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost

Linda Shenk

15. Queen Elizabeth I and the Elizabethan Court in the French Ambassador’s Eyes
Estelle Paranque

Part VI. Inspired by the Queen: Queens in Literature

16. Queen of Love: Elizabeth I and Mary Wroth
Ilona Bell

17. Dressing Queens (and Some Others): Signifying Through Clothing in Wroth’s Countess of Montgomery’s Urania

Mary Ellen Lamb

18. Conjuring Three Queens and an Empress: The Philosophy of Enchantment in Margaret Cavendish’s Blazing World

Brandie R. Siegfried

Keywords: History, History of Early Modern Europe, Gender Studies, Imperialism and Colonialism, History of Britain and Ireland

Publication year
Queenship and Power
Page amount
19 pages
Printed ISBN

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