"The Heart and Stomach of a King"--A Review
This paper reviews Carole Levin's biography of Queen Elizabeth I entitled "The Heart and Stomach of a King".
# 95289 | 1,194 words | 1 source | APA | 2007 |
Published on May 20, 2007 in History (British) , History (Leaders) , Women Studies (Historical Figures) , Gender and Sexuality (Sexual Politics) , Women Studies (General)
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This paper reviews Carol Levin's biography of Queen Elizabeth I, which explores issues of gender and politics in addition to Elizabeth's life. The reviewer describes Levin's book as combining historiography with deft historical, psychological, and social analysis. The reviewer expresses appreciation for Levin's use of primary sources, which allow the reader to get a fuller understanding of Elizabeth I. The reviewer concludes by stating that Levin created a scholarly biography of Queen Elizabeth I, placing the Queen in a historical perspective. Levin also showed how Elizabeth crafted her public image in light of prevailing gender norms.
Sample of Sources Used:
- Levin, Carole. The Heart and Stomach of a King. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1994.
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