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Published: 26 June 2014

816 Pages | 35 black and white illustrations, 18 colour plates and 28 musical examples


ISBN: 9780199372195

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Companion website

Queen Anne

Patroness of Arts

James Anderson Winn

  • Demonstrates the intelligence and good taste of Queen Anne, a monarch often dismissed as dim-witted
  • Draws attention to the extraordinary flowering of the arts during Anne's twelve years on the throne
  • Shows the importance of analyzing literature, music, painting and architecture in order to understand the queen and her contemporaries
  • A Companion Website features audio clips of the musical examples included in the book, all produced by James Winn