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Author Winn, James Anderson, 1947-2019.

Title Queen Anne : patroness of arts / James Anderson Winn
Published Oxford ; New York : University of Oxford, [2014]
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Contents A little star -- Hail, welcome prince -- Pray for the peace of Jerusalem -- She reigns without a crown -- Sweet remembrance shall Remain -- Entirely english -- Dominion over the mighty -- What fruits from our divisions spring -- The breath of our nostrils -- To fix a lasting peace on earth -- All a nation could require
Summary As the last Stuart monarch, Queen Anne (1665-1714) received the education thought proper for a princess, reading plays and poetry in English and French while learning dancing, singing, acting, drawing, and instrumental music. As an adult, she played the guitar and the harpsichord, danced regularly, and took a connoisseur's interest in all the arts. In this comprehensive interdisciplinary biography, James Winn tells the story of Anne's life in new breadth and detail, and in unprecedented cultural context. Winn shows how poets, painters, and musicians used the works they made for Anne to send ov
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Anne, Queen of Great Britain, 1665-1714 -- Art patronage.
Anne, Queen of Great Britain, 1665-1714.
Queens -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Great Britain -- History -- Anne, 1702-1714.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0199372209 (electronic bk.)
9780199372201 (electronic bk.)