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Learned Queen: The Image of Elizabeth I in Politics and Poetry (Queenship and Power)

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The first book to examine Queen Elizabeth I as a “learned prince,” Learned Queen reveals a rather startling phenomenon: Elizabeth’s educated status was crucial to England’s burgeoning role as an international power. Examining Elizabeth’s own demonstrations of erudition alongside literary works of such political luminaries as Sir Philip Sidney and Robert Devereux, Earl of

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Hardcover, 276 pages
Published November 15th 2009 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published 2009)
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