Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9693
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Kennedy , Gwynne.
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  • Title: Reform or Rebellion? The Limits of Female Authority in Elizabeth Cary's "The History of the Life, Reign, and Death of Edward II" [Cary crafted an ambivalent portrayal of Queen Isabelle, at times approving of her actions and at other times criticizing her for taking an angry vengeance].
  • Source: Political Rhetoric, Power, and Renaissance Women.  Edited by Carole Levin and Patricia A. Sullivan.  State University of New York Press, 1995.  Pages 204 - 222.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Cary, Elizabeth, Author (1585-1639)- The History of the Life, Reign, and Death of Edward II Historiography Isabelle of France, Wife of Edward II, King of England Literature- Prose Politics Power Queens in Literature
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14, 17
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  • Illustrations: One figure. Author's preface page of "The History of the Life, Reign, and Death of Edward II, King of England," Folger Shakespeare Library.
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
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  • Year of Publication: 1995.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0791425452
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