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For centuries, Anne Boleyn has been disparaged despite the strength she displayed in a patriarchal society. Juliette Sebock weaves primary sources into her manuscript to follow the relationship between Henry VIII and Anne – their courtship, turbulent marriage, and her heartbreaking execution.

Boleyn is the chapbook that finally gives Anne Boleyn the voice and justice she de
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Published September 1st 2020 by TwistiT Press
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Tucker
Sep 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Told as a ghost might tell it — brief, floating, recalling highlights and lowlights of a life cut short — Juliette Sebock gives a modern voice to Anne Boleyn. Anne had plans, and they turned against her. A creative way to explore this historical personality.
Monica Robinson
May 25, 2021 rated it it was amazing
"But a man of woman born/can be by woman led"

Juliette Sebock's resume is vast and impressive, but the breathless lyrical content of Boleyn still manages to far exceed expectations. At once an immortal tale of a woman scorned, and an unfailing combination of history and fiction woven by an adroit pen, this collection faithfully places the lost queen in the context of a dynasty far bigger and far crueler than she, considering her motivations, hopes, losses, emotional turmoil, and the eventual bloo
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Juliette vanderMolen
Nov 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Boleyn, by Juliette Sebock, offers a peek into the precarious life of one of Tudor history’s most controversial queens. The poet carries us through 19 poems filled with a cacophony of emotions and chaos that surrounded the rise and fall of Henry VIII’s second wife. Though much has been written about Anne Boleyn, this unique inspection through poetry allows for the reader to set traditional narrative aside and sit with verses that ask us to contemplate Anne as a woman intent on finding her footin ...more
Ellie Rose
Sep 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A well-researched, artful and empowering portrait-in-poems of one of British history's most maligned women, this collection puts the power back in Anne Boleyn's hands. Cleverly subversive and wholly enjoyable. ...more
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Juliette Sebock is the author of Mistakes Were Made (2017), Micro (Nightingale & Sparrrow Press, 2019), How My Cat Saved My Life and Other Poems (Bottlecap Press, 2019), Three Words (Bottlecap Press, 2020), Plight of the Pangolin (Vociferous Press, 2020), and Boleyn (TwistiT Press, 2020), as well as several books currently searching for the perfect press.

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