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Tudors and Stuarts on Film

Historical Perspectives

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 320

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15 December 2008

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15 December 2008

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28 December 2015

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23 November 2008

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Why should films be historically accurate? Why are some monarchs popular subjects in film and others virtually ignored? Leading historians analyze films set in Tudor and Stuart Britain, exploring their historical context and...

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Why should films be historically accurate? Why are some monarchs popular subjects in film and others virtually ignored? Leading historians analyze films set in Tudor and Stuart Britain, exploring their historical context and their accuracy. They explore the preoccupations of the filmmakers, the sources they used and each film's reception.

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The contributors (including John Guy, Christopher Haigh, Ronald Hutton and John Morrill) are leading Tudor and Stuart historians
Entertaining and instructive reading for students and filmgoers, pointing out what is historically empathetic as well as the historical howlers
Includes film stills
 
 

Notes on the Contributors.- List of Illustrations.- Introduction: T.Freeman.- A Tyrant for All Seasons: Henry VIII on Film: T.Freeman.- Saints and Cinemas: 'A Man for All Seasons': P.Marshall.- 'Anne of a Thousand Days': G.Richardson.- Lady Jane Grey on Film: C.Levin.- From Hatfield to Hollywood: Elizabeth I on Film: S.Doran.- Lady in Waiting: Young Elizabeth Tudor on Film: J.Richards.- Kapur's 'Elizabeth': C.Haigh.- 'Mary Queen of Scots': J.Guy.- The Armada, War and Propaganda in the Cinema: W.Coster.- 'The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex' and the Romanticization of Elizabethan Politics: P.Hammer.- 'Shakespeare in Love': Elizabeth I as Dea ex Machina: B.Usher.- 'Elizabeth: The Golden Age': A Sign of the Times; V. Westbrook.- Oliver Cromwell and the Civil Wars: J.Morrill.- The Unfilmed Oliver Cromwell: D.Smith.- 'Winstanley': C.Durston.- Why Don't the Stuarts get Filmed?: R.Hutton.- Index.
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SUSAN DORAN is Senior Research Fellow at Jesus College, University of Oxford, UK. She is the author of many books and articles on the Tudor period, including Monarchy and Matrimony: The Courtships of Elizabeth I, Elizabeth I in the British Library Historic Lives series and Mary Queen of Scots: An Illustrated Life.

THOMAS S. FREEMAN is the Research Editor for the British Academy John Foxe Project and he is affiliated with the University of Sheffield, UK. He is co-editor (with Sue Doran) of The Myth of Elizabeth and (with Thomas F. Mayer) of Martyrs and Martyrdom in England, c 1400-1700. He is the co-author (with Elizabeth Evenden) of Religion and the Book in Early Modern England: The Making...

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SUSAN DORAN is Senior Research Fellow at Jesus College, University of Oxford, UK. She is the author of many books and articles on the Tudor period, including Monarchy and Matrimony: The Courtships of Elizabeth I, Elizabeth I in the British Library Historic Lives series and Mary Queen of Scots: An Illustrated Life.

THOMAS S. FREEMAN is the Research Editor for the British Academy John Foxe Project and he is affiliated with the University of Sheffield, UK. He is co-editor (with Sue Doran) of The Myth of Elizabeth and (with Thomas F. Mayer) of Martyrs and Martyrdom in England, c 1400-1700. He is the co-author (with Elizabeth Evenden) of Religion and the Book in Early Modern England: The Making of Foxe's 'Book of Martyrs'.




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