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Author Weissberger, Barbara F
Title Isabel Rules : Constructing Queenship, Wielding Power
Imprint Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2003
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Gender and Sovereignty in the Age of Isabel -- ONE: Anxious Masculinity -- TWO: Fashioning Isabel's Sovereignty -- THREE: The Discourse of Effeminacy in Isabelline Historiography -- FOUR: The Neo-Gothic Theory and the Queen's Body -- FIVE: Luis de Lucena and the Rules of the Game -- SIX: The Mad Queen -- Conclusion: Isabel in the Twentieth Century -- Notes -- Works Cited -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z
As queen of Spain, Isabel I of Castile (Isabella the Catholic) laid the foundations for its emergence as the largest empire the West has ever known. This is the first book to examine the formation of the queen's image, focusing on strategies used to cope with the dissonance created by the combination of her gender and her patriarchal political program
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Weissberger, Barbara F. Isabel Rules : Constructing Queenship, Wielding Power Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press,c2003 9780816641642
Subject Isabella -- I, -- Queen of Spain, -- 1451-1504 -- In literature.;Sex role in literature.;Spanish literature -- To 1500 -- History and criticism.;Women in literature
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