Drama at the Courts of Queen Henrietta Maria
By (author) Karen Britland
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Drama at the Courts of Queen Henrietta Maria by Karen Britland
Book DescriptionDrama at the Courts of Queen Henrietta Maria, published in 2006, considers Queen Henrietta Maria's patronage of drama in England in the light of her French heritage. Karen Britland challenges a common view of Henrietta Maria as a meddlesome and frivolous woman whose actions contributed to the outbreak of the English civil wars by showing how she was consistent in her allegiances to her family and friends, and how her cultural and political positions were reflected in the plays and court masques she sponsored. Unlike previous studies, this book considers the queen's upbringing at the French court and her later exile in France during the English civil wars, and is therefore able to challenge received notions about her activities in England during the 1630s. Karen Britland employs innovative research by combining discussions of literary texts with historical and archival research and discussions of art, architecture and music.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521847971
(228mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 6-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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A 2006 study of Queen Henrietta Maria's patronage of drama in England and her French heritage.
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Author Biography - Karen Britland
Karen Britland is a lecturer in Renaissance literature at Keele University. On the basis of the interdisciplinary and bilingual nature of her work, she has been chosen by Gary Taylor as one of the six most exciting scholars working in the field of Renaissance drama. She is also an associate editor on The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson.
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