The Emblematic Queen

The Emblematic Queen

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Our interdisciplinary collection of essays provides an engaging study of how Caterina Cornaro, Queen of Cyprus (1454-1510); Queen Elizabeth I of England (1533-1603); Mary Stuart Queen of Scots (1542-1587); Anne of Denmark (1574-1619); and Spain's MarAsa Luisa de OrleAins (1662-1689) either succeeded in promoting authority and inspiring loyalty, or, conversely, had identities shaped for them for various political, religious, or cultural reasons. Knowledge of material culture, and how such objects created specific gender identities, reveals new insights into these queens' lives, as they flourished in court, as members of their communities received them, and as individuals appropriated and shaped their reputations during their lives and after their deaths.The Penguin Dictionary of Symbols, edited by Jean Chevalier and Alain Gheerbrant and translated byJohn Buchanan-Brown. New York: Penguin Books, 1996. Harrington, John. a€œOf a Lady That Left Open Her Cabinet.a€ In The Epigrams ofanbsp;...

Title:The Emblematic Queen
Author: Debra Barrett-Graves
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2013-05-08

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