Learned Queen

The Image of Elizabeth I in Politics and Poetry

  • Authors
  • Linda Shenk

Part of the Queenship and Power book series (QAP)

About this book


The first book to examine Elizabeth I as a learned princess, Learned Queen examines Elizabeth's own demonstrations of erudition alongside literary works produced by such political luminaries as Sir Philip Sidney and Robert Devereux, earl of Essex.


apocalyptic discourse love philosophy play poetry politics William Shakespeare

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2010
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-37933-0
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-10185-2
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