Elizabeth I in Film and Television: A Study of the Major Portrayals

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McFarland, 10 janv. 2014 - 298 pages
This analysis of how filmmakers have portrayed England’s Queen Elizabeth I (1533–1603), and the audience’s perception of Elizabeth based upon these portrayals, examines key representations of the Tudor monarch in various motion pictures from the Silent era on and in television miniseries. Actresses who have portrayed Elizabeth include Bette Davis, Glenda Jackson, Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett and Helen Mirren; Quentin Crisp appeared as the Queen in Orlando (1992). The text focuses on the historical context of the period in which each film or miniseries was made and1the extent of the portrayals of Elizabeth. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.
 

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Preface
1
1 Why Elizabeth I? A Look at the Life and Times of the Historical Elizabeth
3
2 The Silent Era
16
3 Hollywoods Golden Age
40
4 Hollywood AD
130
Glimpses of Elizabeth
179
6 Serialized Elizabeth
191
7 Semper Eadem
267
Chapter Notes
273
Bibliography
277
Index
283
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Bethany Latham is an associate professor and electronic resources/documents librarian at Jacksonville State University in Alabama. Her articles have appeared in such publications as Reference Reviews and Library Journal. She is managing editor of The Historical Novels Review.

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