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Title "The wandering life I led" : essays on Hortense Mancini, Duchess Mazarin and early modern women's border crossings / edited by Susan Shifrin
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 223 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Contents Table of contents; list of illustrations; editor's acknowledgements; introduction; list of abbreviations; part i; chapter one; chapter two; chapter three; centerfold; part ii; chapter four; chapter five; chapter six; appendix a; appendix b; contributors; selected bibliography; index
Summary This book of essays brings together international scholars working on the literary, visual, musical, and theatrical representations and reception of Hortense Mancini, Duchess Mazarin, an early modern woman whose literal-geographical-"border crossings" serve here as the starting point for an investigation of her and others' elisions and transgressions of borders of all kinds. The authors lay out strategies for exploring the ways in which she crossed geographical, gendered, cultural, and-in sch .
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-210) and index
Subject Charles II, King of England, 1630-1685 -- Relations with women.
Mazarin, Hortense Mancini, duchesse de, 1646-1699.
Mistresses -- England -- Biography.
Women -- England -- Social conditions -- 17th century.
France -- History -- Louis XIV, 1643-1715 -- Biography.
Great Britain -- History -- Charles II, 1660-1685 -- Biography.
Great Britain -- History -- James II, 1685-1688 -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
Author Shifrin, Susan, 1961-
LC no. 2009415963
ISBN 1443811033 (hbk.)
9781443811033 (hbk.)