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The Resource Inventing Eleanor : the medieval and post-medieval image of Eleanor of Aquitaine, Michael R. Evans

Inventing Eleanor : the medieval and post-medieval image of Eleanor of Aquitaine, Michael R. Evans

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Inventing Eleanor : the medieval and post-medieval image of Eleanor of Aquitaine
Title
Inventing Eleanor
Title remainder
the medieval and post-medieval image of Eleanor of Aquitaine
Statement of responsibility
Michael R. Evans
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Eleanor of Aquitaine (1124-1204), queen of France and England and mother of two kings, has often been described as one of the most remarkable women of the Middle Ages. Yet her real achievements have been embellished--and even obscured--by myths that have grown up over eight centuries. This process began in her own lifetime, as chroniclers reported rumours of her scandalous conduct on crusade, and has continued ever since. She has been variously viewed as an adulterous queen, a monstrous mother and a jealous murderess, but also as a patron of literature, champion of courtly love and proto-femin
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Evans, Michael R.
Dewey number
942.03/1092
Index
index present
LC call number
DA209.E6
LC item number
E93 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Eleanor
  • Louis
  • Henry
  • Great Britain
  • France
  • Queens
  • Queens
  • Eleanor
  • Henry
  • Louis
  • Eleonore
  • Medieval history
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • Marriage
  • Queens
  • France
  • Great Britain
  • Rezeption
  • Geschichtsschreibung
  • Künste
Label
Inventing Eleanor : the medieval and post-medieval image of Eleanor of Aquitaine, Michael R. Evans
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Eleanorian exceptionalism -- Creating the black legend: the origins of Eleanor's scandalous reputation -- Eleanor in historiography -- Eleanor and Aquitaine (and Languedoc, and Provence?): the southernness of Eleanor -- "A canker'd grandam": Eleanor on the stage before 1900 -- A lioness in winter: Eleanor on stage and screen in the twentieth century -- Eleanor in fiction -- Eleanor in the visual arts -- Conclusion: Eleanor in the twenty-first century
Control code
887802886
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441141354
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)887802886
Label
Inventing Eleanor : the medieval and post-medieval image of Eleanor of Aquitaine, Michael R. Evans
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Eleanorian exceptionalism -- Creating the black legend: the origins of Eleanor's scandalous reputation -- Eleanor in historiography -- Eleanor and Aquitaine (and Languedoc, and Provence?): the southernness of Eleanor -- "A canker'd grandam": Eleanor on the stage before 1900 -- A lioness in winter: Eleanor on stage and screen in the twentieth century -- Eleanor in fiction -- Eleanor in the visual arts -- Conclusion: Eleanor in the twenty-first century
Control code
887802886
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441141354
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)887802886

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