Elizabeth I

The Voice of a Monarch

  • Authors
  • Ilona Bell

Part of the Queenship and Power book series (QAP)

About this book


This groundbreaking book combines literary interpretation, gender analysis, and cultural, political, and diplomatic history to examine how Elizabeth I used the discourse of love to establish her political power, assert her right to marry or not, and rule the country herself either way.


discourse gender history history of literature interpret love poetry reported speech

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 978-0-230-62106-0
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-10786-1
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