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Author Brown, Cynthia J., 1948-

Title The queen's library : image-making at the court of Anne of Brittany, 1477-1514 / Cynthia J. Brown
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 402 pages) : illustrations
Series Material texts.
Contents Rituals of entry : women and books in performance -- Female patronage and the politics of personification allegory -- Women famous and infamous : court controversies about female virtues -- Famous women in mourning : trials and tribulations -- Women mourned
Summary In The Queen's Library, Cynthia J. Brown examines the cultural issues surrounding female modes of empowerment and book production in late medieval and early Renaissance France
Analysis "Multi-User"
Notes OldControl:muse9780812204902
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-392) and index
Notes In English
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Subject Anne, of Brittany, Queen, consort of Louis XII, King of France, 1476-1514 -- Library.
Books and reading -- History -- 16th century.
Books and reading -- History -- To 1500.
Queens -- Books and reading -- Political aspects.
Women and literature -- Political aspects.
Women -- Books and reading -- Political aspects.
Women -- History -- Middle Ages, 500-1500.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010004559
ISBN 0812204905 (electronic bk.)
9780812204902 (electronic bk.)
(hbk. ; alk. paper)