Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 March 2013

208 Pages | 16 Illustrations, black & white

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719090110

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Goddesses and Queens

The iconography of Elizabeth I

Annaliese Connolly and Lisa Hopkins

Published by Manchester University Press

  • A new and exciting collection of essays on Elizabeth I
  • Examines the diversity of the queen's extensive iconographical repertoire, focusing on both visual and textual representations of Elizabeth
  • Broadens critical thinking about Elizabeth by discussing the ways in which the queen's developing iconicity was not simply a celebratory mode, but also encoded criticism of her
  • Will be of interest to those working in the disciplines of Renaissance history and culture, as well as anyone who is fascinated by Elizabeth I
  • Essential reading for anyone studying British Renaissance history and literature

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