Queenship and Power

Remembering Queens and Kings of Early Modern England and France

Reputation, Reinterpretation, and Reincarnation

Editors: Paranque, Estelle (Ed.)

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  • Considers how early modern rulers have been remembered and reimagined in literature and popular culture
  • Features a wide chronological scope and a range of well-known and lesser-known rulers
  • Appeals to scholars and students of queenship, early modern monarchy, royal studies, early modern history, women’s history, literature, and popular culture
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This collection examines the afterlives of early modern English and French rulers. Spanning five centuries of cultural memory, the volume offers case studies of how kings and queens were remembered, represented, and reincarnated in a wide range of sources, from contemporary pageants, plays, and visual art to twenty-first-century television, and from premodern fiction to manga and romance novels. With essays on well-known figures such as Elizabeth I and Marie Antoinette as well as lesser-known monarchs such as Francis II of France and Mary Tudor, Queen of France, Remembering Queens and Kings of Early Modern England and France brings together reflections on how rulers live on in collective memory.

About the authors

Estelle Paranque is Lecturer in Early Modern History at New College of the Humanities and an Honorary Research Fellow within the Centre for the Study of the Renaissance at the University of Warwick, UK. She is the author of Elizabeth I of England through Valois Eyes: Power, Representation, and Diplomacy in the Reign of the Queen, 1558–1588 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019).

Table of contents (16 chapters)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Remembering Queens and Kings of Early Modern England and France
Book Subtitle
Reputation, Reinterpretation, and Reincarnation
Editors
  • Estelle Paranque
Series Title
Queenship and Power
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-22344-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-22344-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-22343-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-22346-5
Series ISSN
2730-938X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 331
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