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Author Frye, Susan, 1952-

Title Elizabeth I : the competition for representation / Susan Frye
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1993
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 228 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Preface; Contents; Introduction: Who Represents Elizabeth?; 1. Engendered Economics: Elizabeth I's Coronation Entry (1559); 2. Engendering Policy at Kenilworth (1575); 3. Engendered Violence: Elizabeth, Spenser, and the Definitions of Chastity (1590); Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index
Summary Elizabeth I is perhaps the most visible woman in early modern Europe, yet little attention has been paid to what she said about the difficulties of constructing her power in a patriarchal society. This revisionist study examines her struggle for authority through the representation of her female body. Based on a variety of extant historical and literary materials, Frye's interpretation focuses on three representational crises spaced fifteen years apart: the London coronation of 1559, the Kenilworth entertainments of 1575, and the publication of The Faerie Queene in 1590. In ways which varied w
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-216) and index
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Subject Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603
Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599. Faerie queene
Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603.
Faerie queene (Spenser, Edmund)
Visits of state -- England -- Kenilworth -- History -- 16th century
Pageants -- England -- Kenilworth -- History -- 16th century
Coronations -- Great Britain -- History -- 16th century
Patriarchy -- Great Britain -- History -- 16th century
Women -- England -- History -- Renaissance, 1450-1600
Chastity in literature
Queens in literature
Chastity in literature.
Coronations.
Pageants.
Patriarchy.
Queens in literature.
Visits of state.
Women -- Renaissance.
Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603
England.
England -- Kenilworth.
United Kingdom.
Genre/Form Electronic book
History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 92037725
ISBN 0195080238 (alk. paper ; acid-free paper)
9780195080230 (alk. paper ; acid-free paper)
9786610529469
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